Peradventure Definition

pûrəd-vĕnchər, pĕr-
adverb
Perhaps; possibly.
Webster's New World
By chance.
Webster's New World
noun
Chance; question; doubt.
Beyond peradventure.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Peradventure

Noun

Singular:
peradventure
Plural:
peradventures

Origin of Peradventure

  • Middle English per aventure from Old French by chance per through (from Latin per) aventure chance adventure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English peraventure, from Old French par aventure. Spelling modified as though from Latin.

    From Wiktionary

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