Definitions and translations for "chance"

Definition of chance

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Noun
1. An opportunity or possibility.
We had the chance to meet the president last week.
2. Random occurrence; luck.
Why leave it to chance when a few simple steps will secure the desired outcome?
3. The probability of something happening.
There is a 30 percent chance of rain tomorrow.
4. What befalls or happens to a person; their lot or fate.
Verb
5. To happen by chance, to occur.
It chanced that I found a solution the very next day.
6. To befall; to happen to.
7. To try or risk.
Shall we carry the umbrella, or chance a rainstorm?
8. To discover something by chance.
He chanced upon a kindly stranger who showed him the way.
Adjective
9. Happening by chance, casual.
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English - English - chance

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n. possibility, prospect; opportunity; fortune; risk, danger
v. occur, happen, take place; jeopardize, endanger
adj. accidental, random, unexpected

English - Spanish - chance

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s. oportunidad, acaso, albur, azar, casualidad, chance, evento fortuito, fortuna, ocasión; riesgo, aventura, probabilidad
v. arriesgar, aventurar, poner en peligro; ocurrir, acaecer, acontecer
adj. casual, accidental, fortuito

Spanish - English - chance

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n. opportunity, chance

English - French - chance

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n. chance; occasion; hasard; risque
v. avoir lieu par hasard; faire par hasard; se trouver là par hasard; mettre en danger
adj. fortuit, accidentel

English - German - chance

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n. Chance; Zufall; Gelegenheit
v. zufällig geschehen; riskieren, wagen
adj. zufällig, unerwartet

English - Indonesian - chance

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n. kebetulan, kesempatan, kemungkinan, peluang, untung, kans, risiko, nasib, takdir
v. untung-untungan: membuat dgn untung-untungan, mengambil risiko, memikul risiko, mencoba, bertemu secara kebetulan, menemukan secara kebetulan
a. kebetulan

English - Italian - chance

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s. caso, sorte; fortuna; probabilità, possibilità; opportunità, occasione; rischio, azzardo; (Sport) chance, possibilità di vittoria
v. darsi il caso che, succedere, capitare, accadere
agg. casuale, fortuito, accidentale

English - Polish - chance

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n. traf, przypadek, los, hazard, okazja, sposobność, możliwość, możność, szansa, ryzyko
v. ryzykować, natknąć się, wydarzać się, wydarzyć się
a. przypadkowy, okazyjny, przygodny

English - Portuguese - chance

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s. acaso, sorte; oportunidade; probabilidade; risco; perigo
v. ter chance; arriscar
adj. casual, inesperado

English - Romanian - chance

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n. întâmplare, noroc, şansă, hazard, ocazie, soartă, destin, eventualitate, ocazie favorabilă
v. risca, întâmpla: se întâmpla
a. întâmplător, accidental

English - Russian - chance

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с. случайность, случай, возможность, удача, счастье, шанс, вероятность, риск, судьба
г. рискнуть, случаться
прил. случайный

English - Turkish - chance

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f. riske girmek, göze almak, denemek, şans eseri olmak, tesadüfen olmak
i. olasılık, ihtimal, şans, kısmet, tesadüf, tâlih, baht, fırsat, imkân; riziko, risk
s. şans eseri olan, şans, tesadüfi

English - Ukrainian - chance

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n. випадковість, слушний випадок, нагода, можливість, щасливий випадок, удача, щастя, шанс, імовірність, ризик, доля, зрадливість долі, випадок
v. ризикувати, траплятися, випадково статися, статися
a. випадковий

French - English - chance

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(f) n. luck, chance, fortune; accident, opportunity

German - English - chance

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adj. accidental, random, unexpected

Italian - English - chance

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n. chance, possibility, opportunity, fortune

Portuguese - English - chance

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n. chance

English - Dutch - chance

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zn. kans; toeval; zaak; gevaar
ww. toevallige gebeurtenis; kans; risico
bn. toeval; onverwacht

English - Greek - chance

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ουσ. τύχη, σύμπτωση, ευκαιρία, πιθανότητα
ρήμ. συμβαίνω, διακινδυνεύω
επίθ. τυχαίος

French - Spanish - chance

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1. (général) suerte (f); coincidencia (f)
2. (succès) suerte (f); chiripa (f){informal}; buena suerte (f)
3. (possibilité) posibilidad (f); probabilidad (f) 4. (coïncidence) coincidencia (f); casualidad (f); azar (m); fortuna (f)

German - Spanish - chance

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n. oportunidad (f), ocasión (f), posibilidad (f), probabilidad (f), perspectiva (f)

Spanish - German - chance

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n. gelegenheit

French - German - chance

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n. chance, aussicht, segen, glück

French - Italian - chance

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1. (général) fortuna (f); coincidenza (f); caso (m); combinazione (f)
2. (succès) fortuna (f); colpo di fortuna; sorte (f)
3. (possibilité) possibilità (f); probabilità (f) 4. (coïncidence) coincidenza (f); combinazione (f); caso (m)

French - Portuguese - chance

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1. (général) sorte (f); acaso (m); coincidência (f)
2. (succès) chance (f); oportunidade (f); sorte (f); boa sorte (f)
3. (possibilité) chance (f); possibilidade (f) 4. (coïncidence) coincidência (f); casualidade (f); acaso (m)

French - Russian - chance

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n. удача (f), везение (f), счастье (f), судьба (f), случайность (f), случай (f), возможность (f), оказия (f)

French - Turkish - chance

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[la] rastlantı; talih, şans, kısmet; olasılık, ihtimal, tesadüf

German - French - chance

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n. chance (f), occasion (f)

German - Italian - chance

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n. occasione (f), probabilità (f), prospettiva (f), speranza (f), caso fortunato (m)

German - Russian - chance

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n. шанс (f), удобный случай (f), возможность (f), вероятность успеха (f)

German - Turkish - chance

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i. şans (f), kader (f), fırsat (f)

Italian - German - chance

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n. erfolgsaussicht

Portuguese - French - chance

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1. (sucesso) chance (f)
2. (oportunidade) occasion (f); opportunité (f); facilité (f)
3. (possibilidade) possibilité (f); chance (f)

French - Dutch - chance

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1. (général) geluk (n); toeval (n)
2. (succès) meevaller (m); bof (m); geluk (n); fortuin (m/f); mazzel (m); succes (n)
3. (possibilité) kans (m/f); mogelijkheid (f) 4. (coïncidence) toeval (n); toevallige omstandigheid (f); toevalligheid (f)

German - Dutch - chance

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kans ,kansen ,buitenkans ,buitenkansje

English - Arabic - chance

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‏مصادفة، حظ، فرصة، إحتمال، صدفة، إمكانية‏
‏جازف، صادف، خاطر‏
‏تصادفي، إتفاقي‏

English - Chinese - chance

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(名) 机会, 可能性, 意外
(动) 偶然发生, 试试看; 冒险
(形) 偶然的; 意想不到的; 碰巧的

English - Chinese - chance

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(名) 機會, 可能性, 意外
(動) 偶然發生, 試試看; 冒險
(形) 偶然的; 意想不到的; 碰巧的

English - Hindi - chance

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n. हालत, सूरत, स्थिति, अवस्था, संयोग, इत्तफ़ाक़, भाग्य, मौक़ा, अवसर, घटना, वाक़या
v. जोखिम सहना, होना, पड़ना, हो जाना, वाक़ा होना, संघटित होना, जोखिम उठाना
a. इत्तफ़ाक़ का, संयोग का, अस्थिर

English - Japanese - chance

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(形) 偶然の; ふとした
(名) チャンス; 機会; 偶然; 見込み
(動) 偶然…する; ふと…する; あえてする; 賭ける

English - Korean - chance

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명. 가망성; 우연; 운; 위험
동. 우연히 일어나다; 감행하다, 위험을 무릅쓰다
형. 우연한, 기대하지 않은

English - Vietnamese - chance

Pronunciation
n. vận mạng, điều may rủi, việc xảy đến thình lình, ngẫu nhiên, cơ hội, sự liều, điều nguy hiểm, liều, dịp may
v. đánh liều, điều xảy ra

German - Chinese - chance

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[die] pl.Chancen 机会。可能。运气。
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Verb forms for chance
Present participle: chancing
Present: chance (3.person: chances)
Past: chanced
Future: will chance
Present conditional: would chance
Present Perfect: have chanced (3.person: has chanced)
Past Perfect: had chanced
Future Perfect: will have chanced
Past conditional: would have chanced