1. (n.) Force; violence.

2. (n.) A roving motion; course without definite direction; want of direction, rule, or method; hazard; chance; -- commonly used in the phrase at random, that is, without a settled point of direction; at hazard.

3. (n.) Distance to which a missile is cast; range; reach; as, the random of a rifle ball.

4. (n.) The direction of a rake-vein.

5. (a.) Going at random or by chance; done or made at hazard, or without settled direction, aim, or purpose; hazarded without previous calculation; left to chance; haphazard; as, a random guess.

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