Part of speech:
The fact of being likely to happen; probability
Chance is defined as happening by unexplainable reasons, luck, a risk, or the likelihood of something happening.
Odds are points giving an advantage to the weaker opponent in a contest, or the likelihood that something will happen.
A definite class, state or condition.
An occurrence that interrupts normal procedure or functioning; a mishap:
A condition of urgent need for action or assistance:
The definition of a possibility is something that may be true or might occur, or something that can be chosen from among a series of choices.
(--- Statistics) A number, ranging from zero to one, expressing either the projected likelihood that a specific event will occur or the observed ratio of the number of actual occurrences to the number of possible occurrences.
The definition of an accident is an event that happens without being planned.
Containing an adjuvant:
Owing something, such as gratitude, to another; indebted.
Containing, implying, or dependent on a condition or conditions; qualified; not absolute
That may or may not happen; possible
Subject to the possibility of; likely (to do, have, get, etc. something unpleasant or unwanted)
An enclosing frame or casing.
An accident, especially one involving serious injury or loss of life.
A social gathering or activity:
Chance or chance occurrence
(Insurance) An event which causes a loss, or the risk of a specific such event.
The region which the eye overlooks at one time; view; scene; outlook.
The chance of injury, damage, or loss; dangerous chance; hazard
(Statistics) The estimated amount or percentage by which an estimated or calculated value may differ from the true value.
Something that makes sure or gives assurance, as against loss, damage, or default; security; guarantee
Reality; actual existence
Something that may occur or be done
A joining or touching.
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