likelihood noun

ADJ. every There's every likelihood that she'll be able to help us. | greater, increased | real, strong

VERB + LIKELIHOOD decrease, minimize, reduce Taking regular exercise reduces the likelihood of a heart attack. | increase, maximize, raise | affect This shouldn't affect the likelihood of you getting the job.

LIKELIHOOD + VERB grow | diminish

PREP. ~ of Is their any likelihood of our getting our money back?

PHRASES in all likelihood In all likelihood, he'll be fit to play on Saturday.