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1. probability

noun. ['ˌprɑːbəˈbɪləˌtiː'] 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.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • quantity
  • cross section
  • risk of exposure
  • risk of infection
  • fair chance
  • slim chance
  • joint probability
  • exceedance
  • amount
  • conditional probability
  • contingent probability
  • measure
  • fat chance
  • risk

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • misconception
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • probabilitas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Probability

  • comprehensibility
  • overwhelmability
  • irresponsibility
  • responsibility
  • inaccessibility
  • susceptibility
  • deductibility
  • compatibility
  • combinability
  • acceptability
  • palatability
  • invisibility
  • flexibility
  • electability
  • applicability
  • affordability
  • admissibility
  • adaptability
  • reliability
  • malleability
  • irritability
  • availability
  • volatility
  • versatility
  • possibility
  • legibility
  • feasibility
  • capability
  • amiability
  • viability

How do you pronounce probability?

Pronounce probability as ˌprɑbəˈbɪləˌti.

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How do you spell probability? Is it probalibity ?

A common misspelling of probability is probalibity

Sentences with probability


1. Noun, singular or mass
Similarly, the probability of a cloudy day is 6/31 and the probability of a sunny day is 13/31.

Quotes about probability


1. Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
- William Osler

2. On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression.
- Martin Seligman

3. The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter usfrom the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

2. probability

noun. ['ˌprɑːbəˈbɪləˌtiː'] the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event.

Synonyms

  • likelihood
  • likeliness

Antonyms

  • unlikeliness
  • unlikelihood
  • impossibility

Etymology

  • probabilitas (Latin)
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