
Definition of Arbitrarily
1. Adverb. In a random manner. "Bullets were fired into the crowd at random"
Partainyms: Haphazard, Indiscriminate, Random
Definition of Arbitrarily
1. adv. In an arbitrary manner; by will only; despotically; absolutely.
Definition of Arbitrarily
1. Adverb. In an arbitrary manner. ¹
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Definition of Arbitrarily
1. [adv]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Arbitrarily
Literary usage of Arbitrarily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In general a function /(x) arbitrarily given for all values of x between = *> is
neither periodic nor odd, nor even, and is therefore not represented by ..."
2. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1803)
"Made arbitrarily and without Patterns. IN the next place, ... but made very
arbitrarily, made without patterns,or reference to any real ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"... against the Spanish Government for arbitrarily destroying his business and
... of confiscation that the authorities enforce frequently and arbitrarily, ..."
4. The Kinematics of Machinery: Outlines of a Theory of Machines by Franz Reuleaux (1876)
"Determination of the Profile of one Element, that of the other being arbitrarily
assumed. If the profile of one element of a pair of which the centroids are ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Since we may assume the origin of the first system of ordinates arbitrarily, we
may take s»'=a/=a*'=o¡ in other words, we take the geometrical center of ..."
6. Handybook of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... to us wellnigh unpronounceable, was arbitrarily changed у the Greeks to the
present vowel sound. Hence the otherwise plausible theory that О represents ..."