What does chance mean?

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Noun
  1. (countable) An opportunity or possibility.
  2. (uncountable) Random occurrence; luck.
  3. (countable) The probability of something happening.
  4. (countable, archaic) What befalls or happens to a person; their lot or fate.
Adjective
  1. (rare) Happening by chance, casual.
Verb
  1. (archaic, intransitive) To happen by chance, to occur.
  2. (archaic, transitive) To befall; to happen to.
  3. To try or risk.
  4. To discover something by chance.
  5. (Belize) To rob, cheat or swindle someone.
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