a remote chance

Definition of a remote chance

:a very small possibility
  • There's a remote chance the hurricane will bypass our area.

Word by Word Definitions

remote play
  1. : separated by an interval or space greater than usual

  2. : far removed in space, time, or relation : divergent

  3. : out-of-the-way, secluded

  1. : a radio or television program or a portion of a program originating outside the studio

  2. : remote control

chance play
  1. : something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause

  2. : the assumed impersonal purposeless determiner of unaccountable happenings : luck

  3. : the fortuitous or incalculable element in existence : contingency

  1. : to take place, come about, or turn out by chance : happen

  2. : to have the good or bad luck

  3. : to come or light by chance


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