Contingency means something that could happen or come up depending on other occurrences.
The state or quality of being potential; possibility of becoming, developing, etc.; latency
Capable of happening, existing, or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws, or circumstances:
A fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
Present but invisible or inactive; lying hidden and undeveloped within a person or thing, as a quality, power, or talent
(Grammar) Referring to a verbal construction of form stating something is possible or probable.
That may or may not happen; possible
(Math.) The ratio of the number of times something will probably occur to the total number of possible occurrences
A possible event, outcome, or condition; contingency
A step in a process or series of events:
The definition of feasible is that something is possible, doable or likely.
Showing promise of success, excellence, etc.
Something presented to the eye; a scene:
The fact or quality of being impossible
An early game of chance played with dice, from which craps is derived
Chance is defined as happening by unexplainable reasons, luck, a risk, or the likelihood of something happening.
Not linked to fate or outside influences.
That can be conceived, understood, imagined, or believed
(Biology) Capable of functioning under varying environmental conditions. Used of certain organisms, such as bacteria that can live with or without oxygen.
Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent:
Being actually so in almost every respect; virtual:
Able to live
The fact of being likely to happen; probability
The ratio of the probability of an event's occurring to the probability of its not occurring.
A fact, event, or state of affairs that makes something else possible
The longing or desire for something accompanied by the belief in the possibility of its occurrence:
Something that takes place; an event or incident:
The definition of a hap is something happening or that happens by chance.
Something that takes place; an event or incident.
A chance for progress or advancement, as in a career.
Of or relating to a computer file that is in a format ready for execution.
An outline for any proposed or planned series of events, real or imagined
Something or somebody considered likely.
a possible alternative
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
An unproved theory, proposition, supposition, etc. tentatively accepted to explain certain facts or (working hypothesis) to provide a basis for further investigation, argument, etc.
The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
A social gathering or activity:
Something that happens as a result of or in connection with something more important; minor event or episode, specif. one in a novel, play, etc.
Usable for a specified purpose:
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