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1. probable

adjective. ['ˈprɑːbəbəl'] likely but not certain to be or become true or real.

Synonyms

  • presumptive
  • likely
  • equiprobable

Antonyms

  • unlikelihood
  • impossible
  • unlikeliness
  • retrospective

Etymology

  • probable (French)
  • probabilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Probable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

Sentences with probable


1. Adjective
They must then have probable cause to arrest the motorist for the offense.

Quotes about probable


1. If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
- C.S. Lewis

2. I do not pretend to be able to prove that there is no God. I equally cannot prove that Satan is a fiction. The Christian god may exist; so may the gods of Olympus, or of ancient Egypt, or of Babylon. But no one of these hypotheses is more probable than any other: they lie outside the region of even probable knowledge, and therefore there is no reason to consider any of them.
- Bertrand Russell, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

3. Love changes what is probable and makes unlikely things possible.
- Ally Condie, Crossed

2. probable

adjective. ['ˈprɑːbəbəl'] apparently destined.

Antonyms

  • incredible

Etymology

  • probable (French)
  • probabilis (Latin)

3. probable

noun. ['ˈprɑːbəbəl'] an applicant likely to be chosen.

Synonyms

  • applicant

Antonyms

  • marvellous
  • tall

Etymology

  • probable (French)
  • probabilis (Latin)
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