- 1a thing that may happen or be the case
- 2the state or fact of being likely or possible; likelihood
Using possibility: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "possibility" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
There is a possibility of rain tomorrow.
There is a possibility that he will come to the party.
The company is exploring the possibility of expanding overseas.
There is a possibility that the project will be delayed.
possibility Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with possibility
There is only a remote possibility that we will finish the project on time.
The possibility of success for the new product is high.
There is a strong possibility that she will get the job.
Origins of possibility
from Old French 'possible', from Latin 'possibilis', from 'posse' meaning 'be able'
Summary: possibility in Brief
The term 'possibility' [ˌpɑːsəˈbɪləti] refers to a chance or opportunity for something to happen, or the state of being likely. It can be used in phrases like 'remote possibility,' indicating an unlikely chance, and 'strong possibility,' indicating a high chance. Examples include 'There is a possibility of rain tomorrow' and 'The company is exploring the possibility of expanding overseas.'