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Probability: 96 percent, unless this spring you finally gave up and ordered central air conditioning, in which case, 15 percent.

A resurrection would be a miracle and as such would defy all “probability.”

The best we can offer is a probability that an earthquake might occur along a fault in a given period of time.

First, how come so many people mistake probability estimates for predictions?

The meaning of a “probability” estimate can be understood by resorting to the last refuge of political metaphors: sports.

At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.

But if the Bible was written by men, some of them more or less inspired, then it would not, in all probability be wholly perfect.

Had justice been ever taken into account, you and I would, in all probability, not have met on the present business.

We arrive then at this one certain fact, that the flatter the model of a violin the greater the probability of a good fine tone.

I have not as yet made any inquiry about the probability of getting adventurers for this new concern.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to probability, such as: anticipation, chance, contingency, expectation, feasibility, and odds.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.