possibility [pos-uh-bil-i-tee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||feasibility, likelihood; chance|
|Synonyms:||achievability, action, attainableness, break, circumstance, contingency, fair shake, fifty-fifty, fling*, fluke, fortuity, happening, hazard, hope, incident, instance, liability, likeliness, occasion, occurrence, odds, opportunity, outside chance, plausibility, play*, potentiality, practicability, prayer*, probability, prospect, risk*, shot*, stab*, toss-up, workableness|
|Antonyms:||impossibility, impossible, unfeasibility, unlikelihood|
|Category:||Degrees of Evidence|
be possible; stand a chance; admit of, bear., render possible; put in the way of.
possible; in the cards, on the dice; in posse, within the bounds of possibility, conceivable, credible; compatible; likely., practicable, feasible, performable, achievable; within reach, within measurable distance; accessible, superable, surmountable; attainable, obtainable; contingent (doubtful), (effect) [more].
possibly, by possibility; perhaps, perchance, peradventure; maybe, may be, haply, mayhap., if possible, wind and weather permitting, God willing, Deo volente, D.V.; as luck may have it.
misericordia Domini inter pontem et fontent; "the glories of the Possible are ours" [B. Taylor].
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