Pronunciation: (prob'u-bul), [key]
1. likely to occur or prove true: He foresaw a probable business loss. He is the probable writer of the article.
2. having more evidence for than against, or evidence that inclines the mind to belief but leaves some room for doubt.
3. affording ground for belief.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.