Definitions for probablyˈprɒb ə bli

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prob•a•blyˈprɒb ə bli(adv.)

  1. in all likelihood; very likely.

Origin of probably:

1525–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. probably, likely, in all likelihood, in all probability, belike(adverb)

    with considerable certainty; without much doubt

    "He is probably out of the country"; "in all likelihood we are headed for war"

  2. credibly, believably, plausibly, probably(adverb)

    easy to believe on the basis of available evidence

    "he talked plausibly before the committee"; "he will probably win the election"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. probably(adverb)ˈprɒb ə bli

    indicates sth is likely

    We'll probably leave just after lunch tomorrow.

  2. probablyˈprɒb ə bli

    indicates sth is not likely

    "Are you coming tonight?" "No, probably not."

Wiktionary

  1. probably(Adverb)

    In all likelihood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Probably(adverb)

    in a probable manner; in likelihood

Freebase

  1. Probably

    "Probably" is the 10th episode of the fourth season of the animated television series South Park, and the 58th episode of the series overall. "Probably" originally aired in the United States on July 26, 2000, on Comedy Central. It is the second part of a two-part episode, which concludes the story-line from "Do the Handicapped Go to Hell?".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'probably' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #402

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'probably' in Written Corpus Frequency: #201

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'probably' in Adverbs Frequency: #49


Translations for probably

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

probably(adverb)

I'll probably telephone you this evening.

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