Probability

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Probability->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ probability
probability
likelihood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ credibleness
credibleness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ likeliness
likeliness
&c.->Adj.
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vraisemblance
vraisemblance
verisimilitude
plausibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ color
color
semblance
show of
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ presumption
presumption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ presumptive evidence
presumptive evidence
circumstantial evidence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ credibility
credibility
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ reasonable chance
reasonable chance
fair chance
good chance
favorable chance
reasonable prospect
fair prospect
good prospect
favorable prospect
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ prospect
prospect
wellgrounded hope
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chance
chance
&c. 156
PARAG:Probability->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be probable
be probable
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give color to
give color to
lend color to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ point to
point to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ imply
imply
&c.(evidence) 467
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bid fair
bid fair
&c.(promise) 511
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand fair for
stand fair for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand a good chance
stand a good chance
run a good chance
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ think likely
think likely
dare say
flatter oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ expect
expect
&c. 507
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ count upon
count upon
&c.(believe) 484
PARAG:Probability->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ probable
probable
likely
hopeful
to be expected
in a fair way
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ plausible
plausible
specious
ostensible
colorable
ben trovato
well-founded
reasonable
credible
easy of belief
presumable
presumptive
apparent
PARAG:Probability->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ probably
probably
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ belike
belike
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in all probability
in all probability
in all likelihood
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ very likely
very likely
most likely
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ like enough
like enough
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ten
ten
&c. to one
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ apparently
apparently
seemingly
according to every reasonable expectation
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ primΔ facie
primΔ facie
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to all appearance
to all appearance
&c.(to the eye) 448

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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