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## English noun | |||

1. | probability (attribute) 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 | ||

Samples | The probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5. | ||

Synonyms | chance | ||

Broader (hypernym) | amount, measure, quantity | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | conditional 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 (attribute) the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event | ||

Samples | For a while mutiny seemed a probability. Going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost. | ||

Broader (hypernym) | quality | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | likelihood, likeliness | ||

Antonyms | improbability, improbableness | ||

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.

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