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Synonyms for chance

Synonyms for chance

the quality shared by random, unintended, or unpredictable events or this quality regarded as the cause of such events

the likeliness of a given event occurring

a favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

a possibility of danger or harm

to take place by chance

to run the risk of

chance on: to find or meet by chance

having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

Synonyms for chance

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

a risk involving danger

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the possibility of future success

come upon, as if by accident

occurring or appearing or singled out by chance


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I came by chance across China Galland's earlier book, Longing for Darkness: Tara and the Black Madonna.
Despite this setback, Benfield hit back and Paul Blackett screwed their first real chance across the face of goal.
The epsom derby winner had been readily available at 2-1 yesterday morning but last night was either a 7-4 or 15-8 chance across the board, while dual Guineas winner Gleneagles was eased to 4-1 by bet365 and BoyleSports (from 3), and is also that top price with Coral.
It's still a lovely place to chance across and very homely inside.
Rees left the Ospreys to try his chance across the border because he wasn't getting any game-time with the likes of Justin Marshall and Jason Spice ahead of him in the pecking order at the Liberty Stadium.
Given the scale of ASDA Sporting Chance across both 'every day' sporting activity and more serious sporting endeavour - and our undisputed, long-term commitment to it - it is extremely disappointing to note Mr Sheerman describing the proposed pounds 40m investment by ASDA a "disaster".
WRITER Martina Devlin stumbled by chance across an amazing family secret and it inspired her latest novel.
Fellow Welshman Carl Robinson should have added a second beforehand when City's defence was caught out by a quick free-kick, but squandered the chance across the face of goal.
Pericard got away from his marker and in front of Taylor, only to clip the chance across the face of the goal and wide.
Grady sclaffed a great chance across the face of Peterhead's goal before the break.
You can only wonder what kind of fee Swansea talisman Lee Trundle might command, the free-scoring striker proving his worth as early as the sixth minute last night when he threaded a great chance across goal for Paul Connor after some trademark trickery.
Over time, staff from other departments would chance across our game and join in.
A brief translation may be necessary, though: 'Most crime occurs when local scumbags chance across unlocked doors and find it easy to nick-off with CD player, TV, microwave etc.
BALLYMAC ESKE is a solid oddson chance across the board for the Caffreys Puppy Classic after his best-of-year 29.