音標 ['prɔbəbl]
adj. 形容詞 像有的,像確實的;很可能的,或然的,大概的;有希望的。
★ probable 所指的可能性比 possible 或 likely 所指的要大一些。
Successs is possible but hardly probable. 成功是可能的,但不一定。
n. 名詞 很可能被選中[獲勝]的人;很可能的事[情況]。
It is probable that. . . 也許是,恐怕是 (It is probable that he forgot. 他也許是忘記了)。


    1. That it was a utopia, there being no known method from the known to the unknown : an infinity, renderable equally finite by the suppositions probable apposition of one or more bodies equally of the same and of different magnitudes : a mobility of illusory forms immobilised in space, remobilised in air : a past which possibly had ceased to exist as a present before its future spectators had entered actual present existence

    2. A diagnosis of probable reaction to cyclizine causing a lingual - facial - buccal dyskinesia was made

    3. The cline is considered the probable result of geographic trends in precipitation, temperature, and perhaps also photoperiod.

    4. After this i went on board ; but the first sight i met with, was two men drown d, in the cookroom, or forecastle of the ship, with their arms fast about one another : i concluded, as is indeed probable, that when the ship struck, it being in a storm, the sea broke so high, and so continually over her, that the men were not able to bear it, and were strangled with the constant rushing in of the water, as much as if they had been under water

    5. Deerslayer thought it was probable they had mistaken the hour.