Definition of take a chance
- She's trying to find a publisher who will take a chance on her book.
- It might not work, but it's a chance we'll have to take.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause
: the assumed impersonal purposeless determiner of unaccountable happenings : luck
: the fortuitous or incalculable element in existence : contingency
: to take place, come about, or turn out by chance : happen
: to have the good or bad luck
: to come or light by chance
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