Likely appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- He’s to let in Argyle kilts or federal folk… lo!, flare-defrost likely granite lots, eh?
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Definition of the adjective likely
What does likely mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more likely / likelier | most likely / likeliest
- has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
- examples: these services are likely to be available to us all before long | she is likely to forget | a likely place for a restaurant | the broken limb is likely to fall | rain is likely | a likely topic for investigation | likely candidates for the job
- antonym: unlikely
- similar: apt / liable; probable; promising
- attribute: likelihood / likeliness = the probability of a specified outcome
- see also: possible
- likely but not certain to be or become true or real
- expected to become or be; in prospect
- within the realm of credibility
Alternative definition of the adjective likely
- probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring
- synonym: liable
- probable; Possessing or displaying the qualities or characteristics that make something probable
- appropriate, suitable; believable; having a good potential
- plausible; Within the realm of credibility
- promising; Apt to achieve success or yield a desired outcome
- attractive; pleasant
- [context: as predicate, followed by to and infinitive] Reasonably to be expected; apparently destined.
Definition of the adverb likely
What does likely mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- with considerable certainty; without much doubt
Alternative definition of the adverb likely
- [obsolete] Similarly.
- See Probably.
Definition of the noun likely
What does likely mean as a name of something?
- Something or somebody considered likely.
Likely is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located near the South Fork of the Pit River 18 miles south of the county seat of Alturas, at an elevation of 4,449 feet. Located 6 miles north-northwest of Likely Mountain, it is somewhat sheltered from prevailing southwesterly winds, and its microclimate is noticeably drier and less stormy than surrounding areas. The ZIP Code for the community is 96116. Likely has been noted for its unusual place name.
"Likely" is a book by Lisa Coffman.
- also known as "Likely: poems"
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by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney
The Greek word likely refers to the dialectical peculiarity of one like Peter, who spoke Jewish Aramaic in a way characteristic of Galilee. “Accent” may be too restricted a rendering, for lalia probably included the peculiar use of words and idioms ...
by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu
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Usage statistics about likely
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- Justice Kumaraswamy likely to provide an explanation regarding the arithmetic error
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- Likely Meaning
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Quotes about Likely
Bisexuality means I am free and I am as likely to want to love a woman as I am likely to want to love a man, and what about that? Isn't that what freedom implies? (June Jordan)
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Scrabble value of L1I1K5E1L1Y4
The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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