1. odds

noun. ['ˈɑːdz'] the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring.


  • likeliness


  • unlikelihood
  • improbability

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Example sentences of the word odds

1. Noun, plural
The odds are that if you are stuck on some desert island that the sun is absolutely baking you.

Quotes containing the word odds

1. Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
- Darell Hammond

3. Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

2. odds-on

adjective. ['ˈɑːdˈzɑːn'] having a better than even chance of success.


  • satisfactory

3. odds-maker

noun. someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race).


  • gambler


  • loser

4. odds

noun. ['ˈɑːdz'] the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another.


  • ratio


  • unlikely
  • improbableness