Abbreviation of probably, often seen in dictionary etymologies.
Prob Sentence Examples
Well, that removes the prob keeping other lemmings at bay.
To this element prob ably belongs the story of the schoolmaster who, when Camillus was attacking Falerii, attempted to betray the town by bringing into his camp the sons of some of the principal inhabitants of the place.
Prob - ably from the Portuguese.
I knew I had a prob LEM, but was unable to gather enough evidence to prove it.
213, 237; see also St John Timberhill, Norwich, case, 1889 Prob.