Synonyms of possibility
1 feasibility • a debate about the possibility of political reform
feasibility • He examined the feasibility of the plan.
practicability • We discussed the practicability of the idea.
2 likelihoodDictionary • There is still a possibility of unrest in the country.
likelihood • The likelihood is that people would be willing to pay.
chance • This partnership has a good chance of success.
risk • There is a small risk of brain damage.
prospect • There is little prospect of having these questions answered.
liability • anyone whose medical history shows a liability to thromboses
hazard • a sole that reduces the hazard of slipping on slick surfaces
probability • the probability of life on other planets
3 optionDictionary • There were several possibilities open to the manufacturers.
option • He was jailed for thirty days without the option of a fine.
choice • If I had any choice in the matter, I wouldn't have gone.
alternative • New treatments may provide an alternative to painkillers.
bet (informal) • Your best bet is to choose a guest house.
course of action
recourse • The public believes its only recourse is to take to the streets.
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alternativeIf one thing is an alternative to another, the first can be found, used, or done instead of the second.
• New treatments may provide an alternative to painkillers.
• Your best bet is to choose a guest house.
chanceIf there is a chance of something happening, it is possible that it will happen.
• This partnership has a good chance of success.
Thesaurus for possibility from the Collins English Thesaurus