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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.

Likely Quotations

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
Steve Jobs

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
Zig Ziglar

What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
Ralph Marston

The leading cause of death for girls 15 to 19 worldwide is not accident or violence or disease; it is complications from pregnancy. Girls under 15 are up to five times as likely to die while having children than are women in their 20s, and their babies are more likely to die as well.
Nancy Gibbs

Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
Greg Anderson
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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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