What does possibly mean?

Definitions for possibly
ˈpɒs ə blipos·si·bly

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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

How to pronounce possibly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say possibly in sign language?

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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. Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The root of these frictions is that some people in the United States still have strategic misgivings about China, and are worried China will one day replace the United States, i want to stress here again, China is not the United States, and China cannot possibly become another United States.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We will have a national emergency and we will then be sued, we'll possibly get a bad ruling, and then we'll get another bad ruling, and then we'll end up at the Supreme Court and hopefully we'll get a fair shake.

  3. Matt Bryden:

    It seems there are two audiences: There's the game-meat eating audience, possibly aiming for here in East Africa, and then there's the adventure tourism audience of elsewhere, likely the West.

  4. Donald Trump:

    When people see her record, I don't see how she could possibly win.

  5. Chief Executive Kozo Takahashi:

    Of course, if we hadn't make mistakes we wouldn't be in this situation, i was central to making this medium-term plan, so I can't possibly quit in the middle of it.

Images & Illustrations of possibly

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