Definition of likely:
- Having probability; having or giving reason to expect; - followed by the infinitive; as, it is likely to rain.
- Having such qualities as make success probable; well adapted to the place; promising; as, a likely young man; a likely servant.
- In all probability; probably.
- Similar; like; alike.
- Such as suits; good- looking; pleasing; agreeable; handsome.
- Worthy of belief; probable; credible; as, a likely story.
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- probable (part of speech: adjective)
- probably (part of speech: adverb)
- believable (part of speech: adjective)
- promising (part of speech: verb)
- susceptible (part of speech: adjective)
- reasonable (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Maid of Maiden Lane", Amelia E. Barr.
- "The Turnstile", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
- "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.