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### Definition of Probabilities

**1.** probability [n] - See also: probability

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Probabilities

### Literary usage of Probabilities

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge* (1919)

"Here p is called the total probability, pi, PI, etc., the partial **probabilities**.
On the other hand the event E whose probability is sought may consist in ..."**2.** *Ten Years in Washington: Life and Scenes in the National Capital, as a Woman* by Mary Clemmer (1874)

"Old **probabilities**"—An Interesting Subject—The Weather Bureau—The Experience of
Fifty Centuries—Value of Scientific Knowledge—Meteorological ..."**3.** *Ten Years in Washington: Or, Inside Life and Scenes in Our National Capital* by Mary Clemmer (1882)

"Old **probabilities** "—An Interesting Subject—The ... it has brought woe and death;
but that was before the day of " Old **probabilities**," or the Weather Bureau. ..."**4.** *Life Insurance: A Textbook* by Solomon Stephen Huebner (1915)

"Accuracy of the Theory of **probabilities** — The Law of Average. ... For instance,
suppose that **probabilities** of death were computed on the basis of population ..."**5.** *History of Trial by Jury* by William Forsyth, Appleton Morgan (1852)

"Theory of **probabilities** applied to Verdicts. THE following remarks upon the
mathematical application of **probabilities** to such a question as the correctness ..."**6.** *Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools* by George Chrystal (1889)

"The following examples of the calculation of **probabilities** require no ...
Let these numbers be lm, ln, lm+f, l*+p- The **probabilities** that A and B live to be ..."**7.** *The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science* by Henri Poincaré (1913)

"As often as he reasons by induction, he requires more or less consciously the
calculus of **probabilities**, and this is why I am obliged to introduce a ..."**8.** *The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science* by Henri Poincaré, George Bruce Halsted (1913)

"As often as he reasons by induction, he requires more or less consciously the
calculus of **probabilities**, and this is why I am obliged to introduce ..."