the odds are in favor of (something)

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the odds are in favor of (something)

:(something) is likely to happen.
  • The odds are in favor of a major storm this weekend.

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

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

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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