1. An event that happens, falls out or takes place, without being contrived, intended, expected or foreseen; the effect of an unknown cause, or the unusual or unexpected effect of a known cause; accident; casualty; fortuitous event; as, time and chance happen to all.
By chance a priest came down that way. Luke 10:31.
2. Fortune; what fortune may bing; as, they must take their chance
3. An event, good or evil; success or misfortune; luck.
4. Possibility of an occurrence; opportunity.
You ladyship may have a chance to escape this address.
CHANCE, verb intransitive To happen; to fall out; to come or arrive without design, or expectation.
If a birds nest chance to be before thee. Deuteronomy 22:6.
Ah Casca, tell us what hath chanced to day.
CHANCE, adjective Happening by chance; casual; as a chance comer.