# Synonyms of probability

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## probability

### noun

1 likelihoodDictionary

• There is a high probability of success.

prospect

• There is little prospect of having these questions answered.

expectation

• Sales of the car have far exceeded expectations.

liability

• anyone whose medical history shows a liability to thromboses

likeliness

2 chanceDictionary

• the probability of life on other planets

chance

• This partnership has a good chance of success.

possibility

• There is still a possibility of unrest in the country.

likelihood

• The likelihood is that people would be willing to pay.

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## Additional synonyms

chance

If there is a chance of something happening, it is possible that it will happen. • This partnership has a good chance of success.

expectation

• Sales of the car have far exceeded expectations.

projection supposition assumption calculation belief forecast assurance likelihood probability presumption conjecture surmise presupposition

liability

• anyone whose medical history shows a liability to thromboses

## Nearby words of 'probability'

- prizefighter
- prizefighting
- prizewinner
- probability
- probable
- probably
- probation

## Source

*Thesaurus for*Collins English Thesaurus

**probability**from theDictionary definition

The probability of something happening is how likely it is to happen , sometimes expressed as a fraction or a percentage .

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