possibility n

Fr. < L. possibilitās < possibilis.

  1. Chance; opportunity.
  2. Eventuality; prospect; potential; likelihood.
  3. Ability to accomplish or possess; chance of actually happening; opportunity for desires to be fulfilled.
  4. Lack of predictability; uncertainty about the course of future events; what may happen.
  5. [Fig.] power; force; influence; capacity to affect; ability to impact.
  6. [Fig.] mystery; intrigue; wonder; romance; unknown nature.
  7. [Fig.] poetry; verse; ability to express beauty through figurative language.