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The state or fact of something's being likely; probability,
  1. The state or fact of something's being likely; probability
    • - young people who can see no likelihood of finding employment
    • - situations where there is a likelihood of violence

  1. the probability of a specified outcome
  2. In statistics, the likelihood function (often simply the likelihood) is a function of the parameters of a statistical model that plays a key role in statistical inference. ...
  3. Given a hypothesis, the probability of observing certain data.
  4. The possibility that a given event will occur.
  5. The conditional probability of observable evidence given a hypothesized state and set of parameters. This is often written where represents the observable evidence, and is a parameter or unknown variable. ...
  6. A qualitative description of a probability or frequency.
  7. is the probability density of observations calculated from parameters and not observations.
  8. promise, appearance.