CHANCE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Chance Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Happening by chance; casual.
  2. (n.) A supposed material or psychical agent or mode of activity other than a force, law, or purpose; fortune; fate; -- in this sense often personified.
  3. (n.) The supposed effect of such an agent; something that befalls, as the result of unknown or unconsidered forces; the issue of uncertain conditions; an event not calculated upon; an unexpected occurrence; a happening; accident; fortuity; casualty.
  4. (adv.) By chance; perchance.
  5. (n.) A possibility; a likelihood; an opportunity; -- with reference to a doubtful result; as, a chance to escape; a chance for life; the chances are all against him.
  6. (n.) Probability.
  7. (n.) The operation or activity of such agent.
  8. (v. i.) To happen, come, or arrive, without design or expectation.
  9. (v. t.) To take the chances of; to venture upon; -- usually with it as object.
  10. (v. t.) To befall; to happen to.


Synonyms:
Accidental, Adventure, Bump, Casual, Encounter, Find, Fortune, Gamble, Happen, Hazard, Luck, Opportunity, Probability, Risk,

• Chance-medley Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Luck; chance; accident.
  2. (n.) The killing of another in self-defense upon a sudden and unpremeditated encounter. See Chaud-Medley.


• Chanceable Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Fortuitous; casual.


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