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  Words related to possibility

Related / Similar Words: possible action, opening, hypothesis, theory, possibleness

 

Definition:
  • a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility";
  • a tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory;
  • a future prospect or potential; "this room has great possibilities";
  • capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired";

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    Hyponyms: possible, model, theoretical account, framework, speculation, conjecture, assumption, supposition, supposal, conceivableness, conceivability, achievability, attainability, attainableness, potential, potentiality, potency, opportunity, chance

     

    Attributes: possible, impossible

     

    Part Meronyms: theory

     

    Derivational Morphology: speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 可能性   Dutch: mogelijkheid  
    Esperanto: eblo   Finnish: mahdollisuus  
    French: possibilité   German: Möglichkeit  
    Greek: δυνατότητα   Hungarian: lehetőség  
    Interlingua: possibilitate   Italian: possibilità  
    Japanese: 可能性   Korean: 가능성  
    Lithuanian: galimybė   Polish: możliwość  
    Portuguese: possibilidade   Romanian: posibil  
    Russian: возможность   Spanish: posibilidad  
    Swedish: möglighet  
     
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