Engelsk ordbok



Tips: Jokertegn må gjerne anvendes flere ganger i hvert søk.

Engelsk substantiv: probability

1. probability (om egenskap) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)chance


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkamount, measure, quantity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconditional 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 egenskap) 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 spesifikke uttrykkquality


Mere spesifikke uttrykklikelihood, likeliness


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)improbability, improbableness









Basert på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknikk og design: Orcapia v/ Per Bang. Norsk utgave: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk