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Synonyms for odds

probability

at odds: in conflict

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at odds: at variance

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it makes no odds

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  • it makes no difference
  • it does not matter
  • it is all the same

Synonyms for odds

a factor conducive to superiority and success

the likeliness of a given event occurring

Synonyms for odds

the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring

the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another

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50 he's no certainty and if I can lay odds on I certainly will.
The Boulton, Watt and Murdock statue is a traditional style of art and as a bookmaker I would lay odds that in a vote with the Birmingham people the trads would win with a big margin.
It was only recently that Power were censured for their risque advertising campaign, including one poster which appeared to lay odds on which of two elderly ladies would be knocked down by a speeding car.
I'll lay odds more women don't do their own yard work because it's always been known as man's work.
I think not and I'll lay odds the result will be reversed if the two horses meet again.
We're willing to lay odds that sooner or later we'll be driving past Now, Are You Sure You've Brushed Your Teeth?
Many complained they knew too little about the kickboxers and were therefore unable to lay odds.
Quinn loves a bet, would lay odds on two flies climbing a wall, and even employs a racing analogy to sum up Ireland's prospects of beating Holland and Portugal to next summer's World Cup finals.
The bookies are about to stop taking bets on the scatter-cash Borders side's title chances but the 33-year-old will lay odds that it's going to be some title race.
A CHEEKY betting firm advert has caused fury by asking punters to lay odds on which of two old ladies will be run over first.
I'd lay odds that it was perfected with many a flash of adolescent temper, sullen silences and gleeful grins and shouts during terms of wet lunchtimes in a school gym or to a scratchy Dansette on youth club evenings.
SKYBET were the only bookmaker still prepared to lay odds on the next Premier League manager to leave his current position after rumours surfaced last night that Derby's Billy Davies may be on the verge of leaving Pride Park.
That has tempted the bookies to lay odds of 12-1 for a Barrichello-Montoya one-two, or 16-1 with Ralf following Rubens home.
BOOKIES refused to lay odds on this week's "Winter Wimbledon", fearing a stitch-up by in-the-know tennis punters.
Evans has seen bookies starting to lay odds on his possible successor, with Frenchman Gerard Houillier favourite and John Toshack, Kevin Keegan, Kenny Dalglish and Ruud Gullit next in line.