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Definition of Probable

Probable

  1. Capable of being proved.
  2. Having more evidence for than against; supported by evidence which inclines the mind to believe, but leaves some room for doubt; likely.
  3. Rendering probable; supporting, or giving ground for, belief, but not demonstrating; as, probable evidence; probable presumption.

Probable Quotations

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Aristotle

Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
George Orwell

When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Rene Descartes

Complex, statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple, statistically probable things.
Richard Dawkins

The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent.
Thabo Mbeki
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Probable Translations

probable in Danish is sandsynlig
probable in Dutch is waarschijnlijk
probable in French is probable
probable in Spanish is probable
probable in Swedish is sannolik, trolig

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