War seemed probable in 1938. The home team, far ahead, is the probable winner.
The probable cause of a disease.
The probable winner.
With all the support we have, success is looking probable.
An example of probable is rain occurring on a day with a 90% chance of rain forcasted.
Origin of probable
- Middle English plausible from Old French from Latin probābilis from probāre to prove prove
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition