Definition of POSSIBILITY


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a future prospect or potential; "this room has great possibilities" ;

  • 2. (

    ) capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired" ;

  • 3. (

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

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