chance - definitions and synonyms

chance verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : be the case by chance

    Example Sentenses:

    • I chanced to meet my old friend in the street

  2. English Meaning: 

    : take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    خطرہ مول لینا - جوکھم اٹھانا - قسمت آزمائی کرنا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

  3. English Meaning: 

    : come upon, as if by accident; meet with

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    اتفاقیہ ملاقات ہونا - غیر متوقع طور پر ملنا - اتفاقیہ پا لینا - اتفاقا ملنا - آ پڑنا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day

    • We find this idea in Plato

    • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here

    Synonyms:

    bump / encounter / find / happen

chance noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    موقع - مناسب وقت - موزوں وقت - مناسب موقع - موزوں موقع - سازگار صورت حال - محل - عمدہ موقع - مساعد وقت -

    Example Sentenses:

    • now is your chance

    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington

    Synonyms:

    opportunity
  2. English Meaning: 

    : an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

    Example Sentenses:

    • we ran into each other by pure chance

    • bad luck caused his downfall

    Synonyms:

    fortune / hazard / luck
  3. English Meaning: 

    : a risk involving danger

    Example Sentenses:

    • you take a chance when you let her drive

  4. English Meaning: 

    : 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

    Example Sentenses:

    • if that phone call is for me, chances are it's my wife

    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5

    Synonyms:

    probability
  5. English Meaning: 

    : the possibility of future success

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    مستقبل میں کامیابی کا امکان -

    Example Sentenses:

    • his prospects as a writer are excellent

    Synonyms:

    prospect

chance adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

    Example Sentenses:

    • a chance occurrence

    • seek help from casual passers-by

    • a casual meeting

    Synonyms:

    casual