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  1. odds

    • IPA[ädz]

    美式

    • plural
      the ratio between the amounts staked by the parties to a bet, based on the expected probability either way;the chances or likelihood of something happening or being the case
    • 釋義
    • 片語

    plural

    • 1. the ratio between the amounts staked by the parties to a bet, based on the expected probability either way the bookies are offering odds of 8-1 it is possible for the race to be won at very long odds
    • the chances or likelihood of something happening or being the case the odds are that he is no longer alive the odds against this ever happening are high
    • superiority in strength, power, or resources; advantage she clung to the lead against all the odds the odds were overwhelmingly in favor of the banks rather than the customer