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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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Bordeaux's win in Bruges meant a point was enough, but Toon nearly threw it away in the final minute when Fidelis blasted a good chance across goal.
14: Paul Gallagher almost pulls the Potters level but hits an inviting chance across the face of goal.
The third-minute chance he headed straight into the hands of Jussi Jaaskelainen from inside the six-yard box was profligate enough, but to then toe-poke an even better chance across the face of Bolton's gaping goal with nine minutes remaining must have left him wondering when he will next find the net.
City enjoyed a 10-minute purple patch mid-way through the second half,Goodall dragging a shot narrowly wide from the edge of the box, Huw Griffiths' back header sailng inches over and Ross Jefferies slicing a chance across goal.
31mins: Murphy snatches good chance across face of net.
And Linfield have promised they will not stand in my way if there is a second chance across the Channel.
Willie O'Dwyer flashed a goal chance across the face and wide but a three-point Shefflin salvo, followed by scores from Larkin, O'Dwyer and Richie Power, moved them 0-11 to 0-6 ahead at the break.
The second half saw a vast improvement but an off-colour John Hartson screwed a clear-cut chance across the face of goal, Chippo drilled a low effort at keeper Aidan Davison and Zuniga curled an effort over the bar from distance.
Gudjohnsen (inset) blazed a glorious last-gasp chance across the face of the goal from just ten yards.
With the final kick of the game Eidur Gudjohnsen flashed a great chance across the face of the Liverpool goal when he could have scored, with Carragher managing to divert it away from goal.
Derry's Michael Holt struck an early chance across the face of goal but it was actually the home side that looked the more threatening in the opening quarter.
On the restart, Rangers continued where they had left off with Mols firing a good chance across goal and wide and Lovenkrands testing Stillie with a low drive.
They started brightly enough and had Jesper Gronkjaer kept his composure instead of dragging a second-minute chance across the face of goal then Ranieri's side would have had the perfect opening.
And if you chance across the next Harry Hill or Al Murray or Ricky Gervais then you can spend the rest of your life being one of those terrible smug bores who says, "I saw him when he was nothing.