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chances, plural;
  1. Fortuitous; accidental
    • - a chance meeting
  1. Do something by accident or without design
    • - if they chanced to meet
  2. Find or see by accident
    • - he chanced upon an interesting advertisement
  3. Do (something) despite its being dangerous or of uncertain outcome
    • - she waited a few seconds and chanced another look
  1. A possibility of something happening
    • - a chance of victory
    • - there is little chance of his finding a job
  2. The probability of something happening
    • - he played down his chances of becoming chairman
  3. An opportunity to do or achieve something
    • - I gave her a chance to answer
  4. A ticket in a raffle or lottery

  5. An opportunity to make a defensive play, which if missed counts as an error
    • - 541 straight chances without an error
  6. The occurrence and development of events in the absence of any obvious design
    • - he met his brother by chance
    • - what a lucky chance that you are here
  7. The unplanned and unpredictable course of events regarded as a power
    • - chance was offering me success

  1. be the case by chance; "I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"
  2. casual: occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"
  3. opportunity: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
  4. gamble: take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
  5. luck: an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
  6. a risk involving danger; "you take a chance when you let her drive"
  7. Chancé is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Bretagne in north-western France.
  8. Uverworld (stylized as UVERworld) is a Japanese rock band consisting of five members originating from Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan. Releasing five studio albums and several singles, which went on to achieve massive success, they went on to become one of the most influential rock bands in Japan to this day.
  9. "Chance" is the third single by Act. It was released by ZTT Records in February 1988, but was quickly withdrawn. This may have something to do with the 12" mix containing an unauthorised sample of ABBA's "Take a Chance on Me". ...
  10. Chance is an album released in 1980 by Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
  11. Ancient Greek philosophy had two concepts of chance, both causes of effects that happen incidentally, but differentiated in the second book of Aristotle's Physics as follows: *Tyche (or "luck") operates in the mind. *Automaton (or "chance") operates in the realm of nature.
  12. Chance was an American country music group composed of Jeff Barosh (vocals, steel guitar), Mick Barosh (drums), John Buckley (guitar), Jon Mulligan (keyboards) and Billy Hafer (bass). ...
  13. An opportunity or possibility; Random occurrence; luck; The probability of something happening; To happen by chance, to occur; To try or risk; To discover something by chance; happening by chance, casual
  14. A male given name, an American pet form of Chauncey, in modern usage also associated with the word chance
  15. Differentia: Describes future events that are unknown or past events with unclear causes
  16. 1. the absence of design or discoverable cause. 2. the course of events considered as a self-sufficient power; Fate. 3. the unknown or unpredictable element in events that seems to have no assignable cause. 4. (adj) unexpected, random, fortuitous or accidental. ...
  17. Study conclusion that happens by accident not because of the intervention or because of bias. Statistical tests are used to evaluate the possibility of a conclusion happening by chance.
  18. A National Weather Service precipitation descriptor for 30, 40, or 50 percent chance of measurable precipitation (0.01 inch). When the precipitation is convective in nature, the term scattered is used. See Precipitation Probability (PoP).
  19. (Luk 10:31). "It was not by chance that the priest came down by that road at that time, but by a specific arrangement and in exact fulfilment of a plan; not the plan of the priest, nor the plan of the wounded traveller, but the plan of God. By coincidence (Gr. ...
  20. Random, unpredictable influences on events.
  21. the characteristic of being dissociated from any discernible pattern or direction, with more than one outcome being possible in given set of circumstances.
  22. Random variation, i.e., the happening of events without an apparent cause.
  23. how unexplainable accidents have cumulated and produced globalization
  24. the unpredictable and uncontrollable element of an event, being the unplanned aspect or accidental nature of an occurrence. Also, the possibility or probability of something happening, usually perceived as luck, joss, fate, destiny or fortune beyond one's ken. ...
  25. Events that occur without cause or reason. See Bahnsen, 728.