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Definition 1: players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for lottery in the sense of this definition

(lottery is a kind of ...) a game that involves gambling

(... is a kind of lottery ) a lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum

(... is a kind of lottery ) a game in which prizes (e.g., candies or coins) are concealed in a container and for a small sum a player can draw one out at random

(... is a kind of lottery ) an illegal daily lottery

(... is a kind of lottery ) a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money

(... is a kind of lottery ) a lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants

Definition 2: something that is regarded as a chance event - [noun denoting event]

Samples where lottery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the election was just a lottery to them

(lottery is a kind of ...) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

"winning the lottery was a happy accident" "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck" "it was due to an accident or fortuity"

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