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Engelsk tillægsord: chance

1. chance occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeek help from casual passers-by.
A casual meeting.
A chance occurrence.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)casual

Termer med lignende betydningunplanned

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)planned

Engelsk navneord: chance

1. chance (om tilstand) a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington.
Now is your chance.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)opportunity

Mindre specifikke termerpossibility, possibleness

Mere specifikke termeraudience, brass ring, clean slate, crack, day, fresh start, hearing, hunting ground, occasion, opening, room, say, shot, street, tabula rasa, throw

2. chance (om fænomen) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBad luck caused his downfall.
We ran into each other by pure chance.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fortune, hazard, luck

Mindre specifikke termerphenomenon

Mere specifikke termerbad luck, even chance, mischance, mishap, toss-up, tossup

3. chance (om handling) a risk involving danger

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou take a chance when you let her drive.

Mindre specifikke termerdanger, peril, risk

4. chance (om egenskab) 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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)probability

Mindre specifikke termeramount, measure, quantity

Mere specifikke termerconditional probability, contingent probability, cross section, exceedance, fair chance, fat chance, joint probability, risk, risk, risk of exposure, risk of infection, slim chance, sporting chance

5. chance (om tilstand) the possibility of future success

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis prospects as a writer are excellent.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prospect

Mindre specifikke termerpotency, potential, potentiality

Engelsk udsagnsord: chance

1. chance (om adfærd) be the case by chance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI chanced to meet my old friend in the street.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termercome about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

Mere specifikke termerhappen

2. chance (om adfærd) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen you buy these stocks you are gambling.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adventure, gamble, hazard, risk, run a risk, take a chance, take chances

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerassay, attempt, essay, seek, try

Mere specifikke termergo for broke, luck it, luck through

3. chance (om forhold) come upon, as if by accident; meet with

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bump, encounter, find, happen

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

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