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Rando vs. Random — What's the Difference?

Rando vs. Random — What's the Difference?

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Rando

A person who is unknown or unfamiliar; a stranger
“Take care of yourself, let yourself heal, recalibrate, and then, go to a bar with your friends and flirt with some randos” (Kelli Boyle).
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Random

Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective
Random movements.
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Rando

(colloquial) Random; arbitrary.
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Random

Mathematics & Statistics Of or relating to a type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution.
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Rando

Pertaining to randonnée or uphill skiing.
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Random

Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely, as in the testing of a blood sample for the presence of a substance.
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Rando

An arbitrary person with whom one has no shared social connection.
I accidentally took some rando's luggage from the airport carousel.
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Random

A roving motion; course without definite direction; lack of rule or method; chance.
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Rando

A person going to a party without being invited.
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Random

(obsolete) Speed, full speed; impetuosity, force.
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Rando

(colloquial) Anything selected at random.
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Random

(obsolete) The full range of a bullet or other projectile; hence, the angle at which a weapon is tilted to allow the greatest range.
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Random

An undefined, unknown or unimportant person; a person of no consequence.
The party was boring. It was full of randoms.
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Random

(mining) The direction of a rake-vein.
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Random

A frame for composing type.
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Random

Having unpredictable outcomes and, in the ideal case, all outcomes equally probable; resulting from such selection; lacking statistical correlation.
The flip of a fair coin is purely random.
The newspaper conducted a random sample of five hundred American teenagers.
The results of the field survey look random by several different measures.
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Random

(mathematics) Of or relating to probability distribution.
A toss of loaded dice is still random, though biased.
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Random

(computing) Pseudorandom; mimicking the result of random selection.
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Random

Representative and undistinguished; typical and average; selected for no particular reason.
A random American off the street couldn't tell the difference.
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Random

Apropos of nothing; lacking context; unexpected; having apparent lack of plan, cause, or reason.
That was a completely random comment.
The teacher's bartending story was interesting, but random.
The narrative takes a random course.
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Random

(colloquial) Characterized by or often saying random things; habitually using non sequiturs.
You're so random!
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Random

Being out of the ordinary; unusual or unexpected.
That's a rather random fact!
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Random

Force; violence.
For courageously the two kings newly fought with great random and force.
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Random

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.
Counsels, when they flyAt random, sometimes hit most happily.
O, many a shaft, at random sent,Finds mark the archer little meant!
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Random

Distance to which a missile is cast; range; reach; as, the random of a rifle ball.
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Random

The direction of a rake-vein.
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Random

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.
Some random truths he can impart.
So sharp a spur to the lazy, and so strong a bridle to the random.
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Random

Of, pertaining to, or resulting from a process of selection from a starting set of items, in which the probability of selecting any one object in the starting set is equal to the probability of selecting any other.
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Random

Of unequal size or shape; made from components of unequal size or shape.
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Random

Lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance;
A random choice
Bombs fell at random
Random movements
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Random

Taken haphazardly;
A random choice
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