Definition for Chance (-s, -'s)

chance (-s, -'s), n. [ME chea(u)nce < late L. cadent-, falling; see cadence.] (webplay: bird's, come, escape, event, luck, misfortune, pass, place, possibility, take, time, unknown).

  1. Accident; coincidence; fluke; fortuity.
  2. Gamble; hazard; risk; possibility of danger or harm.
  3. Likeliness; odds; probability; prospect; possibility of a given event occurring.
  4. Opportunity; occasion.
  5. Randomness; unpredictability.
  6. Phrase. “take my Chance with”: risk experiencing.

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