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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 for "probability":

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. probability

    Synonyms:
    p value

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How to use probability in a sentence?

  1. Kirby Gavelin:

    A longer, lower commodity price is certainly going to increase the probability of equity financings.

  2. Marco Valli:

    The ECB's move increases the probability of the Fed thinking twice about it, they will want to give the impression that they remain on track to raise rates at the end of the year.

  3. Ravindra Pasale:

    Embrace probability. Only mathematicians and fools have a tendency to embellish certainty.

  4. Med Jones:

    I do not understand why some would call me an economic oracle. Although I correctly foretasted key economic events in the past 10 years, the truth is that any economic forecasting model can become useless with the change of just one variable. And if we learned anything from experience, the only constant in markets is change. The first rule of economic forecasting is to understand that it is a science of probability not a science of certainty.

  5. Credit Suisse analysts:

    The most likely outcome, with a 75 percent probability, is a deal, an unfortunate but predictable feature of European crisis decision-making is that such deals are only ever made at the last minute, 'at the edge of the abyss'.


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