What is another word for possibly?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒsəbli] (IPA)

The word "possibly" is often used to express uncertainty or a chance of something happening. However, there are various synonyms that can be used instead of "possibly" to add variation to your language. Some possible options include "maybe," "perhaps," "potentially," "conceivably," "likely," "probably," "feasibly," "imaginably," "practicably," and "plausibly." Each of these words has slightly different connotations and implications, so it is important to choose the best synonym for the context in which you are writing or speaking. By using synonyms for "possibly," you can make your language more interesting, varied, and expressive.

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What are the hypernyms for Possibly?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for possibly?

Antonyms for the word "possibly" are words that express certainty or impossibility. The most common antonym for "possibly" is "certainly," as it implies the absence of doubt. Other antonyms include "definitely," "undeniably," "improbably," "impossible," "infeasible," and "unattainable." These words all indicate that something is either unequivocally true, or completely impossible. Using antonyms for "possibly" can help clarify a statement and convey a stronger sense of conviction or disbelief. For example, instead of saying "I may possibly be able to attend your party," you could say "I'm certain I'll be able to attend your party," or "It's impossible for me to attend your party.

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Usage examples for Possibly

No claim could possibly be greater.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
She felt that it could not possibly last.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
She had forgotten that the girls could not possibly know what she meant.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Possibly

  • The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
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  • I kind of had my life planned out for me. I'd be married at some point, have, you know, 1.5 children, and be a principal possibly one day. But I think that that was kind of my problem. I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life.
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  • My total year's income from working as hard as I possibly could from writing went from like $30 one year to about $70 the next year. And it made me realize that maybe you couldn't really pay the rent that way.
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  • Whoever stands by a just cause cannot possibly be called a terrorist.
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  • It's like taking over This Is Your Life from Eamonn Andrews - you just open your mouth and hope you sound like yourself. That's all you can possibly do.
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