Sentence Examples


  • A judge agreed with a defense attorney that the police had no probable cause for a search based solely on an unsubstantiated tip.
  • We knew some of our tips never came to fruition simply because authorities lacked the probable cause to arrest the perpetrator.
  • Matters of warrants and probable cause escaped his wife's rationale, replaced by her conscience, which stood firmly in charge.
  • This view may receive some support from the occurrence of a dwarf form of the African elephant in the Congo; and if we regard the latter as a subspecies of Elephas africanus, it seems highly probable that a similar position will have to be assigned to the pigmy European fossil elephants.
  • In fact, he did so much to make the atomic theory of matter probable that he is popularly regarded as its originator.

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