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ˈprɒb ə bliprob·a·b·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probably, likely, in all likelihood, in all probability, belikeadverb

    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, probablyadverb

    easy to believe on the basis of available evidence

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

Wiktionary

  1. probablyadverb

    In all likelihood.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Probablyadverb

    Likely; in likelihood.

    Etymology: from probable.

    Distinguish betwixt what may possibly, and what will probably be done. Roger L'Estrange, Fables.

    Our constitution in church or state could not probably have been long preserved, without such methods. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Probablyadverb

    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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of probably in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of probably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of probably in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I'm running for president. If they're looking for entertainer in chief, I'm probably not the guy.

  2. Stuart Holmes:

    There's definitely further consolidation to come, we bought two companies last year and we will probably buy again. The cost of doing business is increasing and companies are really being squeezed on compliance by the banks.

  3. John Beyrle:

    Probably the most effective way to talk to President Barack Obama.

  4. Alexander Woo:

    George is probably the most notable living person who has lived through the internment, and he's a working actor in our business, it seemed insane not to have him involved in the show. So I got up the courage to approach him.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I guarantee you there are a couple of people that knew this man that did the killing yesterday that probably said, 'Wow he's really got problems I mean he really should be institutionalized,'.

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