- perhaps; possibly
- by chance
Origin of peradventureMiddle English perauenture from Old French par'aventure from par (L per), by + aventure, a chance, adventure
chance; question; doubt: beyond peradventure
Chance or uncertainty; doubt.
Origin of peradventureMiddle English per aventure from Old French by chance per through ( from Latin; see per . ) aventure chance ; see adventure .
Middle English peraventure, from Old French par aventure. Spelling modified as though from Latin.