Definitions of opportunity

  1. a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Fit or convenient time; a time or place favorable for executing a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Convenience of situation; fitness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Importunity; earnestness. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Convenient time; chance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. An opportune or convenient time: occasion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Fit or convenient time; occasion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A convenient time; favorable occasion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Fit, convenient, or favourable time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Fit or convenient time, place, or occasion; suitableness of circumstances to any end. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance. dictgcide_fs
  12. Opportuneness (rare); favourable juncture, good chance, opening, (of doing, to do, for action, or abs.; find, make, get, seize, give, afford, an o.). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. n. Fit or convenient time ; suitable circumstances or occasion ; convenient means. Cabinet Dictionary