peradventure Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
- this proves beyond peradventure that he is innocent
adverb by chance
perchance; perhaps; maybe; possibly; mayhap.
- perhaps she will call tomorrow
- we may possibly run into them at the concert
- it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time
Per`ad*ven"ture adverb & conjunction
By chance; perhaps; it may be; if; supposing."If peradventure he speak against me." Shak.
Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city. Gen. xviii. 24.
Chance; hap; hence, doubt; question;South. as, proved beyond. peradventure