in all probability


: almost certainly : very likely
In all probability, he will go home tomorrow.

Examples of in all probability in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No, this week the scene — like, in all probability, our savings — was stolen by inflation, no longer just a ghost at the feast but a very real presence. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 13 Nov. 2021 However emotionally satisfying, this is a move that would, in all probability, both be ineffective and damaging to U.S. strategic interests in the region, which are, as OPEC’s move shows, clearly in need of repair. The Editors, National Review, 8 Oct. 2022 Secondly, significant increases in corporate taxes (and the impact on shareholders, in all probability reinforced by higher rates of taxation on dividend income and capital gains) will increase the cost of capital, not normally the best recipe for sustained recovery. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 7 Apr. 2021 Shan relates that in all probability, no one else was fishing within many miles of their tiny craft. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 9 Feb. 2023 And, in all probability no one will ever wear No. 22 again for the Pirates once McCutchen retires. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, 15 Jan. 2023 Both are so unlikely that Belarus is, in all probability, not very serious about gathering fees on behalf of copyright holders. Cassie Werber, Quartz, 11 Jan. 2023 Losing Herbert in all probability would torpedo the Chargers’ season. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2022 But in recent years their number had dwindled to a handful, and on the morning of the bombing there was only one — a man across the street, obeying a judge’s injunction not to block the entrance, which in all probability saved his life. Jerry Adler, Good Housekeeping, 14 July 2022

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“In all probability.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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