Synonyms For Opportunity

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Synonyms For Opportunity

Synonyms For Opportunity

1 sense of opportunity                                                 

Sense 1
opportunity, chance -- (a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance")
       => possibility, possibleness -- (capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired")

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5 senses of chance                                                     

Sense 1
opportunity, chance -- (a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance")
       => possibility, possibleness -- (capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired")

Sense 2
luck, fortune, chance, hazard -- (an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance")
       => phenomenon -- (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)

Sense 3
chance -- (a risk involving danger; "you take a chance when you let her drive")
       => risk, peril, danger -- (a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing")

Sense 4
probability, chance -- (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; "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5")
       => measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

Sense 5
prospect, chance -- (the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent")
       => potential, potentiality, potency -- (the inherent capacity for coming into being)


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4 senses of possibility                                                

Sense 1
possibility -- (a future prospect or potential; "this room has great possibilities")
       => expectation, outlook, prospect -- (belief about (or mental picture of) the future)

Sense 2
possibility, possibleness -- (capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired")
       => being, beingness, existence -- (the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries")

Sense 3
hypothesis, possibility, theory -- (a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices")
       => concept, conception, construct -- (an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances)

Sense 4
possibility, possible action, opening -- (a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility")
       => option, alternative, choice -- (one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse")

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Synonyms For Opportunity


Courtesy of:

Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. <http://wordnet.princeton.edu>


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