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chance

adjective

chance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chance

  1. 1 the uncertain course of events rather than leave everything to chance, let's plan how we're going to spend our time in New York City Synonyms of chance accident, casualty [archaic], circumstance, hap, hazard, luck Words Related to chance fortuitousness, fortuity, haphazardry, randomness, uncertainty; fluke, happenchance, happenstance; destiny, doom, fate, fortune, lot; danger, peril, risk Near Antonyms of chance intent, intention, purpose; design, outline, plan, scheme

  2. 2 a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place this is my one chance to succeed Synonyms of chance break, opportunity, occasion, opening, room, shotWords Related to chance play, way; juncture, pass

  3. 3 a measure of how often an event will occur instead of another the chance of being struck by lightning is very low Synonyms of chance probability, odds, percentageWords Related to chance outlook, prospect; contingency, possibility, potential, potentiality; conditional probability

  4. 4 a risky undertaking it's a chance, but I think the business will be profitable Synonyms of chance adventure, gamble, crapshoot, enterprise, flier (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw, ventureWords Related to chance bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms of chance sure thing


chance

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chance

  1. 1 to take a chance on I don't think we should chance driving in this snowstorm Synonyms of chance adventure, risk, gamble (on), hazard, tempt, ventureWords Related to chance beard, brave, brazen, breast, challenge, confront, dare, defy, face, outbrave; compromise, endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace; expose, subject; bet (on), wager

  2. 2 to take place there chanced to be a beautiful day when we were touring that part of Scotland Synonyms of chance be, befall, betide, happen, come, come about, come down, come off, cook, do, go down [slang], go on, hap, occur, pass, transpireWords Related to chance break, develop, rise, shape (up); arise, come up, crop (up), materialize, spring (up); intervene; fall out, follow, result, turn out; go off, proceed



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