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Another word for likely

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Adjective
  1. Having a chance of happening or being true

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    likely

  2. Inspiring confidence or hope

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  3. Having or showing a tendency or likelihood

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    likely

Another word for likely

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  • Prone suggests a propensity or predisposition to something that seems almost inevitable she's prone to have accidents
  • Liable and apt are loosely or informally used equivalents of likely , but in strict discrimination, liable implies exposure or susceptibility to something undesirable you're liable to hurt yourself playing with that knife and apt suggests a natural or habitual inclination or tendency such people are apt to be fearful
  • Likely suggests probability or an eventuality that can reasonably be expected he's not likely to win