IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

Ill. MATERIALS FOR REASONING

Degrees of Evidence

Possibility.

[Antonyms: impossibility.]

[Nouns] possibility, potentiality; what may be, what is possible; compatibility (agreement) [more].

practicability, feasibility; practicableness contingency, chance [more].

[Verbs] be possible; stand a chance; admit of, bear.

render possible; put in the way of.

[Adjectives] possible; in the cards, on the dice; in posse, within the bounds of possibility, conceivable, credible; compatible [more]; likely.

practicable, feasible, performable, achievable; within reach, within measurable distance; accessible, superable, surmountable; attainable, obtainable; contingent (doubtful) [more], (effect) [more].

[Adverbs] 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.

[Phrases] misericordia Domini inter pontem et fontent; "the glories of the Possible are ours" [B. Taylor].

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