What is the definition of chance?

Definitions for chance

  • noun - a risk involving danger; "you take a chance when you let her drive"
  • adjective - occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"
  • verb - come upon
  • verb - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
  • verb - be the case by chance; "I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"
  • noun - 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; "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"
  • noun - an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
  • noun - the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
  • noun - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
  • Pronounciation of chance

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    Synonyms for chance

    casual luck fortune prospect probability opportunity find gamble adventure happen risk run a risk bump hazard take a chance encounter take chances

    Antonyms for chance

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    Holonyms for chance

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    Hypernyms for chance

    danger quantity potentiality amount potency risk phenomenon possibility peril measure potential possibleness essay go on fall out try assay pass off come about seek happen occur take place attempt hap pass

    Hyponyms for chance

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    Meronyms for chance

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