What does possibly mean?

Definitions for possibly
ˈpɒs ə blipos·si·bly

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

How to pronounce possibly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Peggy Sheeran:

    She was very powerful and that's what it was, maybe in other scenes there could've been some interaction between Frank and her possibly, but that's how it was done. She's terrific and it resonates.

  2. Amie Schaefer:

    I am hoping to change the state blue, believe me, I have tried to turn everybody that I can possibly turn.

  3. Shi Zhengli:

    The unknown viruses that we have discovered are actually just the tip of the iceberg, if we want to protect humans from viruses or avoid a second outbreak of new infectious diseases, we must go in advance to learn of these unknown viruses carried by wild animals in nature and then give early warnings. If we dont study [ the viruses ], there will possibly be another outbreak, she added. Shi Zhengli is seen inside the P4 laboratory in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province, on February 23, 2017. ( AFP via Getty Images) A renowned virologist, Shi is best known for her work with bat coronaviruses at her lab at the Wuhan Institute of Virology( WIV). She discovered the natural bat reservoir for the SARS pathogen that spread in southern China from 2002 to 2003. Rumors in mid-April claimed that Shi had been.

  4. President Trump:

    No, I didn't direct The President, but The President's The President, Rudy's The President. Rudy Giuliani went, Rudy Giuliani possibly saw something. But you have to understand, Rudy Giuliani( has) other people that Rudy Giuliani represents.

  5. Alexander Pama:

    We will possibly raise a public storm alert in the capital Manila and suspend sea travel and fishing due to storm surge and up to 4-metre high waves at the open sea.

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