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Definitions for possibly
ˈpɒs ə blipos·si·b·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventureadverb

    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. possiblyadverb

    to a degree possible of achievement or by possible means

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Possiblyadverb

    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

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  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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of possibly in a Sentence

  1. Sanjay Gupta:

    They use incomplete data with incomplete information to try and draw a conclusion about the cause of death and to suggest it was a strangulation, we can't possibly know that with as little information as was presented.

  2. Oakland Police Department -RRB- Watson:

    Whether thats your purse, your wallet, your phone, your laptop. Not worth getting injured or possibly losing your life over it, we want to remind our community, property can be replaced but you can not.

  3. Mike Ernster:

    We had been here once before on a similar call, a welfare check, they were just [concerned about] her welfare, that she could be in danger, that type of call, possibly involved a domestic type situation.

  4. Gianna Duva -LRB- left -RRB-:

    The sentence was crushing, it made me feel like it wasn’t worth all the pain, but what really crushed me is that he could possibly come back to the same school I go to.

  5. Larry Hogan:

    He was a dedicated public servant in Baltimore County for more than two decades, and we join with the citizens of Baltimore County and all Marylanders in mourning, in the difficult days to come, we will provide any support we possibly can to the Kamenetz family and the citizens of Baltimore County.

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