Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) opportunity, chance (a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances) "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
- S: (n) luck, fortune, chance, hazard (an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another) "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
- S: (n) chance (a risk involving danger) "you take a chance when you let her drive"
- S: (n) probability, chance (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) "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"; "if that phone call is for me, chances are it's my wife"
- S: (n) prospect, chance (the possibility of future success) "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
- S: (v) chance (be the case by chance) "I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"
- S: (v) gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance (take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome) "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
- S: (v) find, happen, chance, bump, encounter (come upon, as if by accident; meet with) "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
- S: (adj) casual, chance (occurring or appearing or singled out by chance) "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"