### What are some alternative words for **probability**?

# Synonyms for **probability**

ˌprɒb əˈbɪl ɪ ti

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### Princeton's WordNet

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, improbabilityprobability(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

probability

**Synonyms:**

likelihood, presumption, verisimilitude, chance, appearance**Antonyms:**

unliklihood, improbability, impossibility, inconceivableness

### Dictionary of English Synonymes

probability(n.)

**Synonyms:**

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

### Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

probability(n)

**Synonyms:**

likelihood, verisimilitude, credibleness

### PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases for "probability":

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

### Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

probability

**Synonyms:**

p value

### Words popularity by usage frequency

ranking | word | |
---|---|---|

#1358 | opportunity | |

#1481 | likely | |

#1885 | chance | |

#4175 | possibility | |

#4206 | luck | |

#4235 | appearance | |

#5099 | probability | |

#5816 | fortune | |

#7304 | hazard | |

#7939 | prospect | |

#9477 | likelihood | |

#10461 | probable | |

#16213 | probabilities | |

#20482 | presumption | |

#21353 | probabilistic | |

#130747 | verisimilitude |

### How to use probability in a sentence?

A longer, lower commodity price is certainly going to increase the

**probability**of equity financings.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.Embrace

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

## Translations for **probability**

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- probabilitatCatalan, Valencian
- pravděpodobnostCzech
- WahrscheinlichkeitGerman
- πιθανότηταGreek
- probabilidadSpanish
- احتمالPersian
- [[todennäköinen]] [[tapahtuma]], todennäköisyysFinnish
- probabilitéFrench
- probabilidadeGalician
- probabilitàItalian
- 確率Japanese
- probabilitasLatin
- varbūtībaLatvian
- веројатностMacedonian
- kebarangkalianMalay
- waarschijnlijkheidDutch
- prawdopodobieństwoPolish
- probabilidadePortuguese
- probabilitateRomanian
- вероятностьRussian
- vjerojatnostSerbo-Croatian
- sannolikhetSwedish
- امکانUrdu
- xác suấtVietnamese

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