Usage examples for probable

  1. In spite of his desire not to believe, Stillman's theory seemed possible; he would not yet admit, even to himself, that it was probable. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  2. It is probable that no one thought of her at all. – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  3. Escape is possible, but not probable. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  4. The situation is possible, certainly, but it isn't simple, or natural, or probable. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  5. It seemed probable that Goritz had already reached Germany, and yet even this was no assured fact. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  6. If I refuse you to- morrow- as is probable I shall- I'll send a man with you to see you and your money safely back to Hargous. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  7. " It's very probable," he said. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  8. Lilac's affairs, her probable departure from the farm and how she would be much missed there, were much talked of in the village just now. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  9. She felt sure of advice and welcome from the Winters, and she thought it probable that they would ask her to stop longer than the night; but she made up her mind in advance not to accept such an invitation. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  10. I think it probable that there will be an explanation before you leave, Count Gustav; but what in particular should I explain now? – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  11. Now, I ask you, is it not far more probable that the murderer saw our friend Champcey this morning for the first time? – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  12. The following facts are more correct, or at all events more probable:- the death of Desaix was not perceived at the moment it took place. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  13. It, however, seems very probable that Winifred noticed them, too. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  14. It is always best, he remarked, to consider the probable consequences of what we intend doing. – The Son of My Friend New Temperance Tales No. 1 by T. S. Arthur
  15. She said to herself that perhaps he would come back to tell her he had not meant what he said; and she listened for his ring at the door, trying to believe that this was probable. – Washington Square by Henry James