Definitions for possibility

Definitions for (noun) possibility

Main entry: possibility, possible action, opening

Definition: a possible alternative

Usage: bankruptcy is always a possibility

Main entry: theory, possibility, hypothesis

Definition: a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

Usage: a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory; he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

Main entry: possibility

Definition: a future prospect or potential

Usage: this room has great possibilities

Main entry: possibility, possibleness

Definition: capability of existing or happening or being true

Usage: there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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