noun, plural pos·si·bil·i·ties for 2.
Origin of possibility
Examples from the Web for possibilities
Mr. Bachner stayed because he realized the city is filled with artisans and the possibilities fascinated him.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Parker left the place that he knew for the possibilities that he would not have had in the Texas of a generation ago.
The possibilities seem endless: Who needs a trip to the liquor store when the toddler can turn water into wine, amirite?
The possibilities of the types of cuisine that can be made are endless once you turn pot into butter (or oil) to cook with.
He produced for the airlines awaiting delivery of 747 fleets sketches of the possibilities.
You need not prepare me for the future, you bad boy: I resigned myself to "possibilities" some time ago.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
She said that with the air of one embarking on a tremendous venture and scorning all its possibilities of harm.No Clue|James Hay
Mr. Way appealed to Whistler, who tried the stone, grasped its possibilities, and was delighted.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Here again the Britishers show their inability to utilize the vehicle to the full of its possibilities.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
He dismissed that consideration from the range of possibilities.Mountain Blood|Joseph Hergesheimer
British Dictionary definitions for possibilities
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for possibilities
late 14c., "condition of being possible," from Old French possibilité (13c.) and directly from Latin possibilitatem (nom. possibilitas) "possibility," from possibilis (see possible (adj.)). Meaning "a possible thing or substance" is from c.1400. Related: Possibilities.