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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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WHILING away a few spare minutes on the net, I chanced across the website of Amalgamated Racing (TurfTV), headed 'Amalgamated Racing bringing competition and value to bookmakers'.
Normally Winston - like David Attenborough - is someone so great, you are prepared to join in with anything he does, even if it involves him pretending he has chanced across a taxi and that we're all going to "Memory Manor" (also known as Longleat).
COULDN'T believe my ears when I chanced across kiddies show Dog And Duck (ITV1, Wednesday)
CHANNEL-HOPPERS who chanced across ITV at prime time on Wednesday night could be forgiven for thinking they'd strayed into 10 o'clock Television X Territory.
He was caught after detectives chanced across a web chat Owen - known as Porkchop91 online - had had with another paedophile who they had arrested as part of an investigation into the file sharing site Gigatribe.