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Casualty vs. Accident

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Wikipedia
  • Casualty (noun)

    Chance nature; randomness.

  • Casualty (noun)

    Something that happens by chance, especially an unfortunate event; an accident, a disaster.

  • Casualty (noun)

    A person suffering from injuries or who has been killed due to an accident or through an act of violence.

  • Casualty (noun)

    Specifically, a person who has been killed (not only injured) due to an accident or through an act of violence; a fatality.

  • Casualty (noun)

    A person in military service who becomes unavailable for duty, for any reason (notably death, injury, illness, capture, or desertion).

  • Casualty (noun)

    The accident and emergency department of a hospital.

  • Accident (noun)

    An unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences.

    "to die by an accident"

  • Accident (noun)

    Especially, a collision or similar unintended event that causes damage or death.

    "There was a huge accident on I5 involving 15 automobiles."

    "My insurance went up after the second accident in three months."

  • Accident (noun)

    Any chance event.

  • Accident (noun)

    Chance.

  • Accident (noun)

    Any property, fact, or relation that is the result of chance or is nonessential.

    "Beauty is an accident."

  • Accident (noun)

    An instance of incontinence.

  • Accident (noun)

    An unintended pregnancy.

  • Accident (noun)

    A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness.

  • Accident (noun)

    A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, such as gender, number, or case.

  • Accident (noun)

    An irregular surface feature with no apparent cause.

  • Accident (noun)

    A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.

  • Accident (noun)

    casus; such unforeseen, extraordinary, extraneous interference as is out of the range of ordinary calculation.

  • Accident (noun)

    Appearance, manifestation.

Wiktionary
  • Casualty (noun)

    a person killed or injured in a war or accident

    "the shelling caused thousands of civilian casualties"

  • Casualty (noun)

    a person or thing badly affected by an event or situation

    "the building industry has been one of the casualties of the recession"

  • Casualty (noun)

    the department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases.

    "he went to casualty to have a cut stitched"

  • Casualty (noun)

    (chiefly in insurance) an accident or disaster

    "the Insurers acquire all the Policyholder's rights in respect of the casualty which caused the loss"

  • Accident (noun)

    an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury

    "if you are unable to work owing to accident or sickness"

    "he had an accident at the factory"

  • Accident (noun)

    a crash involving road or other vehicles

    "four people were killed in a road accident"

  • Accident (noun)

    an incidence of incontinence by a child or animal

    "he had a little accident, but I washed his shorts out"

  • Accident (noun)

    an event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause

    "the pregnancy was an accident"

    "it is no accident that Manchester has produced more than its fair share of professional comics"

  • Accident (noun)

    the working of fortune; chance

    "members belong to the House of Lords through hereditary right or accident of birth"

  • Accident (noun)

    (in Aristotelian thought) a property of a thing which is not essential to its nature.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Casualty (noun)

    That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.

  • Casualty (noun)

    Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.

  • Casualty (noun)

    Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.

  • Accident (noun)

    Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.

  • Accident (noun)

    A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, as gender, number, case.

  • Accident (noun)

    A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.

  • Accident (noun)

    A property or quality of a thing which is not essential to it, as whiteness in paper; an attribute.

  • Accident (noun)

    Any accidental property, fact, or relation; an accidental or nonessential; as, beauty is an accident.

  • Accident (noun)

    Unusual appearance or effect.

Webster Dictionary
  • Casualty (noun)

    someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

  • Casualty (noun)

    someone injured or killed in an accident

  • Casualty (noun)

    an accident that causes someone to die

  • Casualty (noun)

    a decrease of military personnel or equipment

  • Accident (noun)

    a mishap; especially one causing injury or death

  • Accident (noun)

    anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause

Princeton's WordNet

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