Meaning: a future prospect or potential; "this room has great possibilities"
Meaning: capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired"
hypothesis, possibility, theory
Meaning: 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"
possibility, possible_action, opening
Meaning: a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility"
Mr. Halifax smiled at such a possibility.
There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.
The judge sighed as he contemplated another possibility.
"If he found her out, would he by any possibility marry her?"
Then he declared to himself that there was no longer any possibility of retractation for him.
To the possibility of motives unanswerable in themselves, though unavoidably secret for a while?
Possibility of quick disconnection or replacement of any cell without employment of skilled labor.
"But don't forget that there is still a possibility of recuperation; while there's life there's hope."
What, think you, will become, in this fatal circle, of the possibility of profit,--in a word, of property?
The possibility of hypothetical conclusions, of tentative results, is the fact which the Greek dilemma overlooked.