Usage examples for probable

  1. It has frequently happened that animals whose condition was not at all certain have given birth to young, without giving rise to what may be termed characteristic probable signs. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. Escape is possible, but not probable – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. 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
  4. The situation is possible, certainly, but it isn't simple, or natural, or probable – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  5. 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
  6. It, however, seems very probable that Winifred noticed them, too. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  7. 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
  8. However, is it probable – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  9. It seemed probable that Goritz had already reached Germany, and yet even this was no assured fact. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  10. 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
  11. This seems very probable and I believe was not considered. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. 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
  13. Is it at all probable that it would be in your favor? – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  14. It is not probable that another attempt can ever be made with anything like an equal chance of success. – American Political Ideas Viewed From The Standpoint Of Universal History by John Fiske
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. " It's very probable he said. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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