As of today, Nate Silver puts the probability of Obama winning the state at 86.7 percent.
And her “husband” would, in all probability, be that big, dreaded prison dude known as “Bubba.”
The major cities on the East Coast now have a 40-50% probability of experiencing tropical-storm-force winds.
In all probability, Americans will continue to be killed and wounded, but at a lower rate.
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has acknowledged that “there is a probability for collateral damage.”
As to the probability of there being other survivors than ourselves, I doubt it.
Let them ponder on the probability of succeeding with the people.
Pauper emigrants would not, in all probability, be allowed to land.
Thus doubtless our hostess reasoned, and in all probability she was right.
There was a similar opposition, with probability and custom on its side, to the theory of Copernicus.
mid-15c., "quality of being probable," from Old French probabilite (14c.) and directly from Latin probabilitatem (nominative probabilitas) "credibility, probability," from probabilis (see probable). Meaning "something likely to be true" is from 1570s; mathematical sense is from 1718.
A number expressing the likelihood of the occurrence of a given event, especially a fraction expressing how many times the event will happen in a given number of tests or experiments. For example, when rolling a six-sided die, the probability of rolling a particular side is 1 in 6, or 1/6 .
A number between zero and one that shows how likely a certain event is. Usually, probability is expressed as a ratio: the number of experimental results that would produce the event divided by the number of experimental results considered possible. Thus, the probability of drawing the ten of clubs from an ordinary deck of cards is one in fifty-two (1:52), or one fifty-second.