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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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Lyth's chanceless 132 lasted 95 overs and more than six hours, before he became the 12th of 15 lbw victims.
Bell, normally a middle-order batsman and often accused of not making runs when they are needed, produced a chanceless innings.
McClaren declared his side's chanceless display as 'one of those bad days at the office,' not least due to his injury problems.
In fact the 22-year-old Graeme Smith broke the record for the highest individual test score by a South African with his chanceless 277.
And yet the work--from the point of view of words and images--with its constant woof and warp of despairs and affirmations and joys of Arab life can be entered, as if beginning were everywhere, at any given point, and one can find oneself in its meanings and revealed truths, so much so, with its dynamism of chanceless chance and destined accident/incident so much a part of the texture of the poems, I was impelled to compare it to the Chinese Book of Changes, at which one threw one's senses instead of coins, because there is a thread of oracularity in the work that underlies the many strata of imagery in which the whole panorama of the Arab world is embedded.
It was a chanceless 'big daddy' double hundred and that's exceptional.
Rudolph's chanceless unbeaten 56 has occupied 87 balls and the captain will seek to steer his side, who trail by 37, to safety on the final day.
It was a chanceless innings, and the lower order batted brilliantly with him.
Eppleton's development team captain John Smithson said: "It was great to watch Joe in what was a chanceless batting performance.
The promising Rahane, playing only his fifth Test, was in exquisite form as he drove and pulled the New Zealand seamers in a near chanceless innings on a Basin Reserve wicket which had lost the venom it held on the first day.
There was one half-chance, when he slashed Siddle uppishly through gully and Phillip Hughes just got a finger on it, but otherwise it was a chanceless innings full of textbook drives and cuts.
As Bell (right) hit a chanceless century before next week's First Test against New Zealand in Dunedin, he conceded his reckless first Test innings of the winter had forced a change of approach.
Bell's chanceless 196-ball innings was the key to give his team the advantage despite Jimmy Neesham's four for 65.
Bell, a revelation at the top of the order since his ODI recall last month, brought up his 50 in 71 balls with his fourth boundary - to add to a straight six off Shane Watson - and Bopara was more fluent still on a good batting surface in a chanceless half-century from only 54 deliveries.
Bilal Irshad, a nephew of former Pakistan star batsman and captain Mohammad Yousuf, hit a chanceless unbeaten 108.