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Detailed Synonyms for chances in English

chances:

chances [the ~] noun

  1. the chances
    the opportunities; the chances

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chances form of chance:

chance [the ~] noun

  1. the chance
    the possibility; the opportunity; the chance
  2. the chance
    the lucky coincidence; the chance; the godsend; the pleasant surprise; the stroke of unexpected luck; the piece of luck; the stroke of luck; the bit of good luck; the bit of luck; the piece of good luck
  3. the chance
    the fortunate; the good luck; the chance
  4. the chance
    the chance; the windfall; the godsend; the stroke of luck; the piece of luck
  5. the chance
    the windfall; the chance; the godsend; the bit of luck
  6. the chance
    – a risk involving danger 1
    the chance
    – a risk involving danger 1
    • chance [the ~] noun
      • you take a chance when you let her drive1
  7. the chance
    – a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible 1
    the chance; the probability
    – a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible 1
    • chance [the ~] noun
    • probability [the ~] noun
      • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.51
  8. the chance
    – an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another 1
    the chance; the fortune; the luck; the hazard
    – an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another 1
    • chance [the ~] noun
      • we ran into each other by pure chance1
    • fortune [the ~] noun
    • luck [the ~] noun
      • bad luck caused his downfall1
    • hazard [the ~] noun
  9. the chance
    – the possibility of future success 1
    the prospect; the chance
    – the possibility of future success 1
    • prospect [the ~] noun
      • his prospects as a writer are excellent1
    • chance [the ~] noun
  10. the chance
    – a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances 1
    the opportunity; the chance
    – a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances 1
    • opportunity [the ~] noun
      • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington1
    • chance [the ~] noun
      • now is your chance1

chance adj

  1. chance
    – occurring or appearing or singled out by chance 1
    chance; casual
    – occurring or appearing or singled out by chance 1
    • chance adj
      • a chance occurrence1
    • casual adj
      • seek help from casual passers-by1
      • a casual meeting1

chance verb

  1. chance
    – come upon, as if by accident; meet with 1
    to encounter; to find; chance; to happen; to bump
    – come upon, as if by accident; meet with 1
    • encounter verb (encounters, encountered, encountering)
    • find verb (finds, found, finding)
      • We find this idea in Plato1
    • chance verb
      • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day1
    • happen verb (happens, happened, happening)
      • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here1
    • bump verb (bumps, bumped, bumping)
  2. chance
    – take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome 1
    chance; to risk; adventure; to gamble; to hazard; to take a chance; take chances; run a risk
    – take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome 1
  3. chance
    – be the case by chance 1
    chance
    – be the case by chance 1
    • chance verb
      • I chanced to meet my old friend in the street1

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Related Definitions for "chance":

  1. occurring or appearing or singled out by chance1
    • a chance occurrence1
  2. a risk involving danger1
    • you take a chance when you let her drive1
  3. a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible1
  4. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another1
    • we ran into each other by pure chance1
  5. the possibility of future success1
  6. a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances1
    • now is your chance1
  7. come upon, as if by accident; meet with1
    • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day1
  8. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome1
  9. be the case by chance1
    • I chanced to meet my old friend in the street1

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