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1. chance

noun. ['ˈtʃæns'] a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances.

Synonyms

  • brass ring
  • street
  • room
  • throw
  • possibility
  • audience
  • say
  • possibleness
  • shot
  • crack
  • fresh start
  • tabula rasa
  • hearing
  • opening
  • clean slate
  • day
  • hunting ground
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • night
  • time off
  • improbability
  • unlikeliness

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Chance Event

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament

2. chance

noun. ['ˈtʃæns'] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another.

Synonyms

  • mischance
  • toss-up
  • hazard
  • bad luck
  • phenomenon
  • tossup
  • fortune
  • even chance
  • mishap

Antonyms

  • lack
  • colorless
  • inferior
  • stay

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

3. chance

adjective. ['ˈtʃæns'] occurring or appearing or singled out by chance.

Synonyms

  • casual

Antonyms

  • orient
  • switch on

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

4. chance

noun. ['ˈtʃæns'] a risk involving danger.

Synonyms

  • risk
  • danger

Antonyms

  • switch off
  • stand still
  • impossible

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

5. chance

verb. ['ˈtʃæns'] be the case by chance.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • fall out

Antonyms

  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase
  • adequacy

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

6. chance

noun. ['ˈtʃæns'] a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible.

Synonyms

  • sporting chance
  • quantity
  • cross section
  • risk of exposure
  • risk of infection
  • fair chance
  • slim chance
  • joint probability
  • exceedance
  • amount
  • conditional probability
  • contingent probability
  • measure
  • fat chance
  • risk

Antonyms

  • possible
  • nonbeing
  • misconception
  • devoice

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

7. chance

verb. ['ˈtʃæns'] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.

Synonyms

  • hazard
  • attempt
  • go for broke
  • run a risk
  • take a chance
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • gamble
  • take chances
  • adventure
  • risk
  • luck through
  • luck it

Antonyms

  • scarcity
  • abundant
  • loss
  • gain

Etymology

  • cheance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cadentia (Latin)

8. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] something that happens at a given place and time.

Synonyms

  • nonevent
  • make-up
  • migration
  • makeup
  • human action
  • might-have-been
  • act
  • occurrent
  • group action
  • natural event
  • human activity
  • happening
  • deed
  • social event
  • psychological feature
  • zap
  • miracle

Antonyms

  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary
  • parent

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)

9. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] a special set of circumstances.

Synonyms

  • case

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • ending

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)

10. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • byproduct
  • offspring
  • repercussion
  • aftermath
  • impact
  • result
  • consequence
  • dent
  • product
  • reverberation
  • brisance
  • domino effect
  • position effect
  • placebo effect
  • issue
  • fallout
  • effect
  • change
  • spillover
  • knock-on effect
  • upshot
  • bandwagon effect
  • offset
  • influence
  • wake
  • backwash
  • outcome
  • aftereffect
  • wallop
  • harvest
  • butterfly effect
  • Coriolis effect
  • side effect
  • offshoot
  • phenomenon
  • materialisation
  • response
  • outgrowth
  • by-product
  • coattails effect

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • unbend

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)
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