Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

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Examples

  • The AI was able to take chances that its programming would not allow had Breitman been aboard.

    New Race

  • Well, it's always been my nature to take chances My right hand drawing back while my left hand advances Where the current is strong and the monkey dances To the tune of a concertina Blood dryin 'in my yellow hair as I go from shore to shore I know what it is that has drawn me to your door But whatever it could be, makes you think you've seen me before Angelina Oh, Angelina.

    ANGELINA

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