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# What is the meaning of the word likelihood?

Updated: 9/28/2022

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In statistics, a likelihood function (often simply likelihood) is a function of a statistical model. The likelihood of a set parameter values, given outcomes x, is equal to the probability of those observed outcome.

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### What is a sentence using the word likelihood?

The likelihood of a car accident is unlikely.

### Can you give me a sentence that has the word likelihood?

The likelihood of me going to the football game is not very good.

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### Where did the name willamette valley come from?

From the Kalapuya word Wallamt, meaning Spillwater. In all likelihood, this was in reference to the Willamette Falls which the Willamette River spills over. It's a common refrain in Oregon that the word Willamette comes from a Native American word meaning "Land of Sickness and Death" but that's 100% false.

### What is a sentence with the word 'likelihood'?

I will answer this question, in all likelihood. The likelihood of my answering this question is next to nothing. There are so many members of the "Likeli" family living around here, you MIGHT call this a "Likeli-hood".

### What the meaning of the Chances are?

It is a measurement of the likelihood of the occurrence of an event whose outcome is uncertain.

### What is a sentence for the word likelihood?

The likelihood of North Korea apologising for their actions is about the same as sheep growing wings and flying off to Mars.There is a high likelihood that you are suffering from Lackofteaosis.She said the likelihood that we have bacon for lunch was slim. She lied.

### What word is used to measure the likelihood that an event will happen?

I think that the word you are looking for is 'probability.'

### What part of speech is the word probably?

The word probably is an adverb. It means in all likelihood.

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