odds are in (someone's) favor

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of odds are in (someone's) favor

: (someone) is likely to win or succeed
  • We don't know what the decision will be, but we think the odds are in our favor.

Word by Word Definitions

odds play
  1. : inequalities

  2. : degree of unlikeness

  3. : an amount by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

favor play
  1. : friendly regard shown toward another especially by a superior

  2. : approving consideration or attention : approbation

  3. : partiality

  1. : to regard or treat with favor

  2. : to do a kindness for : oblige

  3. : endow


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