Definitions For Chance


  • A risk involving danger
  • 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
  • An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
  • The possibility of future success
  • A possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
  • An opportunity to do something : an amount of time or a situation in which something can be done
  • The possibility that something will happen
  • The way that events happen when they are not planned or controlled by people


  • Come upon, as if by accident; meet with
  • Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • Be the case by chance
  • To accept the danger of (doing something)


  • Occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

Is Chance a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Chance is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Chance in a Sentence

  • This is the chance of a lifetime!
  • Everyone deserves a fair chance of winning the award.
  • If you give me a chance, I know I can do a good job.
  • He couldn't chance playing with a broken toe.
  • I don't think we should chance driving in this snowstorm.

Synonyms for Chance

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