likelihood definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
the fact of being likely to happen or something that is likely to happen; probability
Origin: Middle English liklihode: see likely and amp; -hood
likelihood definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The state of being probable; probability.
- Something probable.