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Synonyms for probability
ˌprɒb əˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probability, chance(noun)

    a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible

    "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"

    Synonyms:
    luck, fortune, prospect, chance, opportunity, hazard

    Antonyms:
    improbableness, improbability

  2. probability(noun)

    the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event

    "for a while mutiny seemed a probability"; "going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost"

    Synonyms:
    chance

    Antonyms:
    improbability, improbableness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. probability

    Synonyms:
    likelihood, presumption, verisimilitude, chance, appearance

    Antonyms:
    unliklihood, improbability, impossibility, inconceivableness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. probability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    likelihood, presumption, appearance of truth, fair chance, favorable chance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. probability(n)

    Synonyms:
    likelihood, verisimilitude, credibleness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    likelihood, probabilities, probabilistic, chance, possibility, likely, probable

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. probability

    Synonyms:
    p value

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1358opportunity
#1481likely
#1885chance
#4175possibility
#4206luck
#4235appearance
#5099probability
#5816fortune
#7304hazard
#7939prospect
#9477likelihood
#10461probable
#16213probabilities
#20482presumption
#21353probabilistic
#130747verisimilitude

How to use probability in a sentence?

  1. Captain Dave Carraro of FV-Tuna:

    We are going to stay out as long as we possibly can and we are going to fish as hard as we can, i think the other captains saw what we were doing and that was part of our success. The more time you spend out the water and have time more lines in the water and the higher probability you are going to get a bite, the higher probability you ’ll catch a fish.

  2. Johanna Konta:

    It's quite interesting that I actually get to play her again, i guess in terms of the probability of playing each other first round in a slam in a row, that's actually pretty cool.

  3. Gavin Parry:

    The sentiment on the street globally is that there's probably more upside in Japan as a regional market in terms of a short-term rebound, the markets are so desensitized now to additional easing or expansions of central bank activities that they're now looking for policy initiatives as the next market catalyst. And the market in the region that we believe has the highest probability for policy initiatives, aside from China, is Japan.

  4. Goldman Sachs:

    The fact that the White House has increased the tariff rate suggests that the probability has risen that tariffs will increase on the remaining roughly $ 300 billion in imports from China that the US has not yet targeted.

  5. Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray:

    Our opinion is that there's a low probability that we'll see a quick recovery in the export oil price, not in the next few weeks, nor even years.


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