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Definition of Likely

Likely

  1. Worthy of belief; probable; credible; as, a likely story.
  2. Having probability; having or giving reason to expect; -- followed by the infinitive; as, it is likely to rain.
  3. Similar; like; alike.
  4. Such as suits; good-looking; pleasing; agreeable; handsome.
  5. Having such qualities as make success probable; well adapted to the place; promising; as, a likely young man; a likely servant.
  6. In all probability; probably.
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Likely Translations

likely in Danish is sandsynlig
likely in Dutch is waarschijnlijk
likely in German is gleicht, wahrscheinlich
likely in Norwegian is sannsynligvis, sannsynlig
likely in Portuguese is provavelmente
likely in Spanish is presumible, previsible, probable
likely in Swedish is trolig, sannolik, antaglig
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