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Definition of Likelihood

Likelihood

  1. Appearance; show; sign; expression.
  2. Likeness; resemblance.
  3. Appearance of truth or reality; probability; verisimilitude.

Likelihood Quotations

Our planet is warming due to pollution from human activities. And a warming climate increases the likelihood of extreme weather.
Gloria Reuben

Fortunately, human forgetting follows a pattern. We forget exponentially. A graph of our likelihood of getting the correct answer on a quiz sweeps quickly downward over time and then levels off.
Gary Wolf

If you use Facebook - as I do - Facebook in all likelihood has a unique digital file of your face, one that can be as accurate as a fingerprint and that can be used to identify you in a photo of a large crowd.
Al Franken

We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years, we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will go on to have problems later in life.
John Walters

In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
Herman Kahn
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Likelihood Translations

likelihood in French is vraisemblance
likelihood in Italian is verosimiglianza
likelihood in Norwegian is sannsynlighet
likelihood in Spanish is apariencia, probabilidad
likelihood in Swedish is sannolikhet