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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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Based upon the DDS mean Total pretest score of the 53 students in the dropout-prevention program (see Table 1), counselors accurately selected individuals who fell within the range indicating an even chance of dropping out of school (mean = 60.69, SD = 12.2).
Chicago had Ernie Banks and Billy Williams but they couldn't ever win an even chance to play 7 games in the fields of my childhood overgrown with weeds, covered with holes.
As Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce told a congressional delegation more than a hundred years ago: "We only ask an even chance to live as other men live.
The survey released on Tuesday said the likelihood of the conflict would be 'moderate,' which means it has an even chance of occurring in 2019.
"I thought I had an even chance going into the final.
A minimum quota of six women has been imposed as par t of ef for t s to promote equality and with 13 female candidates in the field Ann McKechin has an even chance of being elected.
BLUES have an even chance of survival in the 'brutal' domain of the Premier League.
The contestant's stake in the game had reached an even chance of winning pounds 20,000 -which is surely worth pounds 10,000.
Win and we're facing a home cup-tie with Cardiff that gives us an even chance of making the fifth round.
(Students with these ACT scores have a high probability--75%--of earning a "C" or better and an even chance of earning a "B" or higher in college algebra and biology courses, respectively.) Among the Class of 2007, 51% of test takers reported taking ACT's recommended high school curriculum, with four years of English and three years of math (algebra or higher), science, and social studies.
Walsall defender Anthony Gerrard has no better than an even chance of being involved in his side's visit to in-form Stock-port County tonight.
BOXING experts today give Roy Jones Jnr an even chance of pulling off the fight game's greatest ever sensation, writes FRANK WIECHULA.
If we stop them scoring early we have more than an even chance.
We would have an even chance in regaining our supremacy in Asia.
Cayetano said through an arrangement with the governments' Technical and Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and private sector learning institution Informatics and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP, prisoners will have an even chance at reform.