odds Meaning - 8 Definitions and 2 Examples Available!

What is the meaning of odds? Here 8 definitions and 2 example sentences available for the word odds.

Meaning of odds
The ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening.

Definitions of odds

noun

1. The ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening.
I'd say the odds are strongly in favor of the sun rising tomorrow morning.
2. The ratio of winnings to stake in betting situations.
3. plural of odd
4. the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
5. the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
The bookie offered odds of two to one.

adjective

1. Difference in favor of one and against another; excess of one of two things or numbers over the other; inequality; advantage; superiority; hence, excess of chances; probability.
2. Quarrel; dispute; debate; strife; -- chiefly in the phrase at odds.
2. The ratio of winnings to stake in betting situations.
3. plural of odd
4. the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
5. the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
The bookie offered odds of two to one.

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