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noun as in odds

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It happens, of course, but the less time a person is sick, the better their chances of recovery.

This slows the rate of all the above processes and increases the chances that someone can recover quickly enough to wake up.

"We knew the chances and we knew that the statistics and luck were not necessarily in our favor," she said.

So Venediktov has decided to take the “illegal attacks” on the station to court, though his chances of success are low.

Not so long ago, many were predicting that the government shutdown would kill Republican chances in 2014.

He realized, as his mother had realized a little while before, that in Garnache they had an opponent who took no chances.

Adequate, of course; no sense in taking chances with lives that cost so much fuel to bring here.

He was never so happy as when taking chances; his whole life was a gamble, with Providence holding the bank.

The chances of success must also greatly depend upon the kind of soil on which it is used.

This she had the wit to detect, as well as the incontrovertible fact that her youth and her chances were gone.

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On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chances, such as: assets, capital, class, command, degree, and dowry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.