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Definitions of likely:
  • adjective:   has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    Example: "These services are likely to be available to us all before long"
  • adjective:   within the realm of credibility
    Example: "Not a very likely excuse"
  • adjective:   likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    Example: "A likely result"
  • adjective:   expected to become or be; in prospect
  • adverb:   with considerable certainty; without much doubt

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