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Definition of 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

If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Elon Musk

Why should we not form a secret society with but one object, the furtherance of the British Empire and the bringing of the whole world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for making the Anglo Saxon race but one Empire? What a dream, but yet it is probable; it is possible.
Cecil Rhodes

I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture.
Laurence Olivier

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

Reality is not always probable, or likely.
Jorge Luis Borges
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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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