arbitrarily


arbitrarily
arbitrary ADJECTIVE 1) based on random choice or personal whim. 2) (of power or authority) used without constraint; autocratic.
DERIVATIVES arbitrarily adverb arbitrariness noun.
ORIGIN Latin arbitrarius, from arbiter 'judge, supreme ruler' .

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  • Arbitrarily — Ar bi*tra*ri*ly, adv. In an arbitrary manner; by will only; despotically; absolutely. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arbitrarily — adv. Arbitrarily is used with these verbs: ↑choose, ↑decide, ↑divide, ↑impose, ↑select …   Collocations dictionary

  • arbitrarily — adverb see arbitrary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arbitrarily — See arbitrary. * * * …   Universalium

  • arbitrarily — adverb In an arbitrary manner …   Wiktionary

  • arbitrarily — adv. wantonly; in a tyrannical manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arbitrarily — ar·bi·trar·i·ly …   English syllables

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