WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

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- S: (n) opportunity (opportunity%1:26:00::),
**chance (chance%1:26:00::)**(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 (luck%1:19:00::), fortune (fortune%1:19:00::),
**chance (chance%1:19:00::)**, hazard (hazard%1:19:00::) (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 (chance%1:04:00::)**(a risk involving danger)*"you take a chance when you let her drive"* - S: (n) probability (probability%1:07:01::),
**chance (chance%1:07:00::)**(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 (prospect%1:26:00::),
**chance (chance%1:26:01::)**(the possibility of future success)*"his prospects as a writer are excellent"*

- S: (v)
**chance (chance%2:41:01::)**(be the case by chance)*"I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"* - S: (v) gamble (gamble%2:41:00::),
**chance (chance%2:41:00::)**, risk (risk%2:41:01::), hazard (hazard%2:41:00::), take chances (take_chances%2:41:00::), adventure (adventure%2:41:01::), run a risk (run_a_risk%2:41:00::), take a chance (take_a_chance%2:41:00::) (take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome)*"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"* - S: (v) find (find%2:40:02::), happen (happen%2:40:12::),
**chance (chance%2:40:12::)**, bump (bump%2:40:12::), encounter (encounter%2:40:00::) (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 (casual%3:00:01:unplanned:00),
**chance (chance%3:00:00:unplanned:00)**(occurring or appearing or singled out by chance)*"seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"*