Simple Definition of probable cause
law : evidence that gives someone a reason to think that a crime has been or is being committed
Full Definition of probable cause
: a reasonable ground for supposing that a charge is well-founded
Examples of probable cause in a sentence
The lawyer argued that there was a lack of probable cause for a search warrant.
The police had probable cause to arrest him.
First Known Use of probable cause
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