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possibility

pos·si·bil·i·ty

possibility

 
 
pronunciation:
pa s bI lih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: possibilities
definition 1: the fact or state of being possible.
The possibility of failure made him fearful of attempting anything.
synonyms:
feasibility, potentiality
similar words:
capability, odds, probability, promise
definition 2: something that might exist or occur.
That the volcano will erupt within the next ten years is a distinct possibility.
synonyms:
chance, potentiality
antonyms:
actuality
similar words:
contingency, hope, likelihood, probability, prospect, risk
definition 3: (pl.) potential for good results.
This old house has great possibilities.
synonyms:
opportunity, potential, promise, prospects