HyperDic: odds

English > 2 senses of the word odds:
NOUNattributeoddsthe likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
relationodds, betting oddsthe ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
odds > pronunciation
Soundsaa'dz
Rhymeswads
English > odds: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring.
Broaderlikelihood, likelinessThe probability of a specified outcome
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > odds: 2 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another.
Example"he offered odds of two to one"
Synonymbetting odds
BroaderratioThe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Spanishcuota

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