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possibilities, plural;
  1. A thing that may happen or be the case
    • - the theoretical possibility of a chain reaction
    • - there was always the possibility that he might be turned down
  2. The state or fact of being likely or possible; likelihood
    • - there was no possibility of recompense for him
  3. A thing that may be chosen or done out of several possible alternatives
    • - one possibility is to allow all firms to participate
    • - there are three possibilities for obtaining extra money
  4. Unspecified qualities of a promising nature; potential
    • - the house was old but it had possibilities

  1. (possibility) a future prospect or potential; "this room has great possibilities"
  2. (possibility) hypothesis: 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 ...
  3. Possibilities is the forty-fifth studio album by American jazz musician Herbie Hancock, released in the United States on August 30, 2005 by Vector Recordings. The album features a variety of guest musicians such as John Mayer and Carlos Santana. ...
  4. (Possibility (song)) "Possibility" is a song performed by Lykke Li and the second single from the of the 2009 film ''''. Lykke had been asked to write a song for the film soundtrack but she was reluctant to commit to the project. ...
  5. (possibility) The quality of being possible; A thing possible; that which may take place or come into being; An option or choice, usually used in context with future events
  6. (Possibility) The energy of determining possibilities. This is what the invaders are after. This is also the experience awarded to player characters at the end of each Act and adventure. Players and NPC's can manipulate the game using possibilities.
  7. (Possibility) in this context is generally understood as metaphysical possibility, where a proposition is metaphysically possible iff it describes some way things might have been. (Cf. Gendler & Hawthorne 2002; Fine 2002). ...
  8. (Possibility) to use several language packs in one SlovoEd Express
  9. (possibility) A chance that sometihng might happen.
  10. things that are possible or that may occur