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Synonyms for likelihood
ˈlaɪk liˌhʊdlike·li·hood

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. likelihoodnoun

    Synonyms:
    odds, likeliness

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood

  2. likelihoodnoun

    The probability of a specified outcome; the chance of something happening; probability; the state of being probable.

    Synonyms:
    likeliness, odds

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood

  3. likelihoodnoun

    Shorthand for likelihood function; the probability that a real world experiment would generate a specific datum, as a function of the parameters of a mathematical model.

    Synonyms:
    likeliness, odds

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood

  4. likelihoodnoun

    Likeness, resemblance.

    There is no likelihood between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation. (Sir W. Raleigh)

    Synonyms:
    odds, likeliness

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood

  5. likelihoodnoun

    Appearance, show, sign, expression.

    What of his heart perceive you in his face by any likelihood he showed to-day ? (Shak)

    Synonyms:
    likeliness, odds

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood

Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes

  1. likelihood, likelinessnoun

    the probability of a specified outcome

    Synonyms:
    likeliness

    Antonyms:
    unlikeliness, unlikelihood

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. likelihoodnoun

    Synonyms:
    probability, verisimilitude

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. likelihoodnoun

    Synonyms:
    probability, verisimilitude

    Antonyms:
    unlikelihood, improbability

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  1. Robert Frenck:

    And so the myocarditis -- which means swelling of the muscles of the heart -- we have seen that as a rare side effect has been associated with it looks like the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, rare meaning in the likelihood of a few per 100,000, so it's still like a 99.999 % chance that this won't happen. It's been almost all in teenage boys, and it's been mild been treated with Motrin( ibuprofen), and they've gotten better.

  2. Richard Rapoza:

    The summit itself is fairly stable, with continued seismic activity and a high likelihood of additional small explosions, the lava flow is contained within a channel flowing to the ocean with only minor outflows.

  3. Nedret Emiroglu:

    The European Region has been declared malaria free on the basis of the present situation and the likelihood that elimination can be maintained, experience shows that malaria can spread rapidly and, if Europe's countries are not vigilant and responsive, a single imported case can result in resurgence of malaria.

  4. Brian Concannon:

    Interrogatory torture is routine in run of the mill cases, so I would expect there's an extremely high likelihood of that in this case, where Haiti National Police are under a lot of pressure.

  5. Tony Bottitold FOX 26 Fresno:

    The longer we let this go on, the higher the likelihood someone gets hurt or killed and of course that’s the last thing we want.


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