Likelihood vs. Probability

Likelihood vs. Probability — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Likelihood and Probability

Likelihoodnoun

The state of being probable; probability.

Probabilitynoun

The quality or condition of being probable; likelihood.

Likelihoodnoun

Something probable.

Probabilitynoun

A probable situation, condition, or event

Her election is a clear probability.

Likelihoodnoun

The probability of a specified outcome; the chance of something happening; probability; the state or degree of being probable.

In all likelihood the meeting will be cancelled.The likelihood is that the inflation rate will continue to rise.

Probabilitynoun

The likelihood that a given event will occur

little probability of rain tonight.
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Likelihoodnoun

(statistics) The probability that some fixed outcome was generated by a random distribution with a specific parameter.

Probabilitynoun

(Statistics) A number, ranging from zero to one, expressing either the projected likelihood that a specific event will occur or the observed ratio of the number of actual occurrences to the number of possible occurrences.

Likelihoodnoun

Likeness, resemblance.

"There is no likelihood between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation." (Sir W. Raleigh)

Probabilitynoun

The state of being probable; likelihood.

Likelihoodnoun

(archaic) Appearance, show, sign, expression.

"What of his heart perceive you in his face by any likelihood he showed to-day ?" (Shak)

Probabilitynoun

An event that is likely to occur.

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Likelihoodnoun

the probability of a specified outcome

Probabilitynoun

The relative likelihood of an event happening.

Probabilitynoun

(mathematics) A number, between 0 and 1, expressing the precise likelihood of an event happening.

The probability of an event A occurring is denoted P(A).

Probabilitynoun

a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur;

what is the probability of rain?we have a good chance of winning

Probabilitynoun

the quality of being probable