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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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With the prospect of a second victory to wrap up the series 2-0, England enforced the follow-on but could eke out only the wicket of captain Sanath Jayasuriya as Sri Lanka reached 63 for one to give themselves an even chance of saving the game.
If we stop them scoring early we have more than an even chance.
And now Smith believes he has an even chance of making the game in the Gerland Stadium.
David Stevens, president of Soli-hull Chamber of Commerce, said: "Although we can applaud the MPC for not putting up rates, we must implore the members of the committee to consider a reduction in the very near future to give business an even chance.
We think he has an even chance of being available for the weekend, '' said Little.
The lottery of a penalty shoot-out offered Blues an even chance of victory and they clearly weren't comfortable.
Industry observers said the deal had an even chance of being completed and noted that the legislation has the support of President Clinton and congressional Republicans.
Their baby was born in the finest of London's private hospitals, and there is an even chance that young Sulaiman Khan will study at Oxford like his father.
A French insider said: "Celtic will have an even chance.
THERE'S an even chance but you may have to be patient.
The all-rounder finished with 109 yesterday out of a second-innings 305 to give the titleholders an even chance of a first Frizzell County Championship Division One victory of the season, at the expense of their fiercest rivals.
But, with Giles once again sitting out today and Grayson being given a long bowl, the indication was that the 29-year-old Essex all-rounder might have at least an even chance of making the line-up.
And incredibly the 46-year-old England veteran, re-signed on a week-by- week basis, has an even chance of facing Arsenal in the season's opener.
At one game apiece the Scots had an even chance of getting a positive result but they seemed to lose concentration in a tense third match and eventually went down 18-16.