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synonyms for probability

  • anticipation
  • chance
  • contingency
  • expectation
  • feasibility
  • odds
  • possibility
  • prospect
  • chances
  • conceivability
  • credibility
  • hazard
  • liability
  • likeliness
  • plausibility
  • practicability
  • prayer
  • presumption
  • promise
  • reasonableness
  • shot
  • toss-up
  • outside chance
  • snowball's chance

antonyms for probability

MOST RELEVANT
  • certainty
  • unlikelihood
  • reality
  • improbability
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How to use probability in a sentence

At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Had justice been ever taken into account, you and I would, in all probability, not have met on the present business.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
I have not as yet made any inquiry about the probability of getting adventurers for this new concern.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
But in all probability, the messenger knew less about the identity of the Eye than Black Hood knew.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There is a much stronger probability of making a mistake in the second case than in the other.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The builder himself will, in all probability, be obliged to rest contented with the consciousness of his talent.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
There were brisk sales and crowds of people all day, with the probability of greater crowds and brisker sales in the evening.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The strong probability is that this gland belongs in the same category with other embryonic survivals yet to be pointed out.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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