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Definition of "chanced" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of chance. (verb)
  • Discovered by chance. (adjective)

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Use "chanced" in a sentence
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien, on the other hand, was so very much a man of letters that he did not even attempt to publish any of his fiction until a reader at Allen and Unwin chanced to hear of The Hobbit and pried the typescript out of his hands."
  • "At home during the winter holidays, his name chanced to cross her lips."
  • "'Clara,' or 'Kate,' as the name chanced to be, 'this is the gentleman who saved me from the dog.'"
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