# Synonyms for probability

Grammar : Noun |

Spell : prob-uh-bil-i-tee |

Phonetic Transcription : ËŒprÉ’bâ€‰É™ËˆbÉªlâ€‰Éªâ€‰ti |

Top 10 synonyms for probability

## DÃ©finition of probability

Origin :

- mid-15c., "quality of being probable," from Old French
*probabilite*(14c.) and directly from Latin*probabilitatem*(nominative*probabilitas*) "credibility, probability," from*probabilis*(see probable). Meaning "something likely to be true" is from 1570s; mathematical sense is from 1718.

*noun*likelihood of something happening

**Example sentences**:

*Let them ponder on the probability of succeeding with the people.*- Extract from : «
*Sunday under Three Heads*» by Charles Dickens

*Thus doubtless our hostess reasoned, and in all probability she was right.*- Extract from : «
*The Roof of France*» by Matilda Betham-Edwards

*Then there was some probability of being put in a coaster; which we might run away with.*- Extract from : «
*Ned Myers*» by James Fenimore Cooper

*The case is the same with the probability of causes, as with that of chance.*- Extract from : «
*An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding*» by David Hume

*So far the probability was against Arthur's being the author.*- Extract from : «
*The Channings*» by Mrs. Henry Wood

*Some one is, in all probability, left to think twice about it.*- Extract from : «
*The Slave Of The Lamp*» by Henry Seton Merriman

*The probability is that the loss was about fifteen millions.*- Extract from : «
*The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete*» by Emile Zola

*I had foreseen the probability of her coming, but not the possibility of her coming so soon.*- Extract from : «
*Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)*» by Maria Edgeworth

*Yes, I could in all probability have blown up the entire Empire of Austria.*- Extract from : «
*Jennie Baxter, Journalist*» by Robert Barr

*Some of these wives, in all probability, possess the information that we would like to get.*- Extract from : «
*Jennie Baxter, Journalist*» by Robert Barr

## Antonyms for probability

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