What does possibly mean?

Definitions for possiblyˈpɒs ə bli

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word possibly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventure(adverb)

    by chance

    "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"

  2. possibly(adverb)

    to a degree possible of achievement or by possible means

    "they can't possibly get here in time for the funeral?"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Possibly(adverb)

    in a possible manner; by possible means; especially, by extreme, remote, or improbable intervention, change, or exercise of power; by a chance; perhaps; as, possibly he may recover

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'possibly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1561

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'possibly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #905

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'possibly' in Adverbs Frequency: #130


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of possibly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of possibly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tiger Woods:

    Frys and possibly Mexico for sure.

  2. President Trump:

    I could not possibly be more thrilled.

  3. Savannah Guthrie:

    Possibly I ’m beating a dead horse here.

  4. Brent Bozell:

    It's the best conservatives could possibly want.

  5. Brian Campbell:

    It’s not worth being injured or possibly killed over.

Images & Illustrations of possibly

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