chance (n):
a risk involving danger
you take a chance when you let her drive
chance (n):
a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
Related Word: probability
chance (n):
an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
bad luck caused his downfall.
we ran into each other by pure chance

Related Words: hazard
chance (n):
the possibility of future success
his prospects as a writer are excellent
Related Word: prospect
chance (n):
a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington.
now is your chance

Related Words: opportunity
chance (v):
come upon, as if by accident; meet with
We find this idea in Plato.
I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here.
She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day

Related Words: encounterfind
chance (v):
take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
When you buy these stocks you are gambling
Related Words: adventuregamblehazardrisk
chance (v):
be the case by chance
I chanced to meet my old friend in the street
chance (s):
occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
seek help from casual passers-by.
a casual meeting.
a chance occurrence

Related Word: casual
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Next Proverb

Once bitten twice shy

Sütten ağzı yanan yoğurdu üfleyerek yer.
If a person has been tricked once he will more be careful and alert the next time.

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