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Detailed Synonyms for possibility in English

possibility:

possibility [the ~] noun

  1. the possibility
    the possibility; the opportunity; the chance
  2. the possibility
    the possibility; the eventuality
    the contingency
    – a possible event or occurrence or result 1
  3. the possibility
    – a possible alternative 1
    the possibility; the opening; the possible action
    – a possible alternative 1
  4. the possibility
    – a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena 1
    the possibility; the hypothesis; the theory
    – a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena 1
    • possibility [the ~] noun
    • hypothesis [the ~] noun
      • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory1
    • theory [the ~] noun
      • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory1
      • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices1
  5. the possibility
    – a future prospect or potential 1
    the possibility
    – a future prospect or potential 1
    • possibility [the ~] noun
      • this room has great possibilities1
  6. the possibility
    – capability of existing or happening or being true 1
    the possibility; the possibleness
    – capability of existing or happening or being true 1
    • possibility [the ~] noun
      • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired1
    • possibleness [the ~] noun

possibility

  1. possibility

Translation Matrix for possibility:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chance chance; opportunity; possibility bit of good luck; bit of luck; chance; fortunate; fortune; godsend; good luck; hazard; luck; lucky coincidence; opportunity; piece of good luck; piece of luck; pleasant surprise; probability; prospect; stroke of luck; stroke of unexpected luck; windfall
contingency contingency; eventuality; possibility contingence; contingency; eventuality
eventuality contingency; eventuality; possibility contingence; contingency; eventuality
hypothesis hypothesis; possibility; theory conjecture; guess; hypotheses; hypothesis; speculation; supposition; surmisal; surmise; theory
opening opening; possibility; possible action area of distribution; beginning; cavity; chess opening; cleft; commencement; consuming market; cranny; crevice; curtain raising; cut-away; dilatation; disclosure; first step; fissure; gap; gash; hatchway; hole; hole in the ice; initiative; interstice; market; opening; opening move; opening night; orifice; outset; porta; recess; saving; scuttle; space; start; unlocking
opportunity chance; opportunity; possibility chance; opportunity
possibility chance; contingency; eventuality; hypothesis; opening; opportunity; possibility; possible action; possibleness; theory
possible action opening; possibility; possible action
possibleness possibility; possibleness
theory hypothesis; possibility; theory hypothesis; theory
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chance adventure; bump; chance; encounter; find; gamble; happen; hazard; risk; run a risk; take a chance; take chances
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chance casual; chance
opening introductory; opening; preceding; preliminary
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chance chance; hazard; luck; opportunity
opening introductory; opening
opportunity chance; opportunity
possibility possibility

Related Words for "possibility":

  • possibilities

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Related Definitions for "possibility":

  1. a possible alternative1
    • bankruptcy is always a possibility1
  2. a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena1
  3. a future prospect or potential1
    • this room has great possibilities1
  4. capability of existing or happening or being true1
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired1

Related Synonyms for possibility



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