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  • adj.probable, apt, hopeful
  • adv.probably

synonyms for likely

  • acceptable
  • expected
  • fair
  • feasible
  • inclined
  • possible
  • prone
  • reasonable
  • achievable
  • anticipated
  • assuring
  • attainable
  • believeable
  • conceivable
  • conjecturable
  • credible
  • destined
  • disposed
  • favorite
  • given to
  • imaginable
  • in favor of
  • in the cards
  • in the habit of
  • inferable
  • liable
  • odds-on
  • on the verge of
  • ostensible
  • plausible
  • practicable
  • predisposed
  • presumable
  • promising
  • rational
  • seeming
  • subject to
  • supposable
  • tending
  • thinkable
  • true
  • up-and-coming
  • verisimilar
  • workable
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antonyms for likely

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  • impossible
  • unlikely
  • unreasonable
  • implausible
  • inapt
  • unforeseeable
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How to use likely in a sentence

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday showed Graham and Harrison each winning the backing of 48 percent of likely voters in the state.
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If it’s good enough for likely half the cantinas in Mexico, it’s good enough for your Netflix party.
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Sara Gideon, the Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, leads Collins, 54 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters in the Quinnipiac University poll, which was released Wednesday.
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Most likely that would be in the form of passage of the Equality Act.
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Perhaps most notably, a poll released on Tuesday by Monmouth University found Biden up by 3 to 5 points among likely voters, depending on turnout.
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Not every city can spend $100 billion on a sea wall, as New York most likely will.
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The brands who execute this strategy best are more likely to stand apart from their competitors.
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It’s worth noting that if you’ve been in your home or job for more than a few years, you’ve also likely had the same habits and routine for more than a few years.
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Craig Federighi, 51, is the youngest member of Apple’s executive team and is likely to remain in his role for several more years.
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But it is no use digging here; it was full five-and-twenty miles from here the likely-looking place.
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