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Engelsk navneord: probability

1. probability (om egenskab) 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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chance


Mindre specifikke termeramount, measure, quantity


Mere specifikke termerconditional probability, contingent probability, cross section, exceedance, fair chance, fat chance, joint probability, risk, risk, risk of exposure, risk of infection, slim chance, sporting chance

2. probability (om egenskab) the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFor a while mutiny seemed a probability.
Going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost.


Mindre specifikke termerquality


Mere specifikke termerlikelihood, likeliness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)improbability, improbableness









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