Has a good chance of being the case or of coming about (synset 301414308)
"these services are likely to be available to us all before long"; "she is likely to forget"; "a likely place for a restaurant"; "the broken limb is likely to fall"; "rain is likely"; "a likely topic for investigation"; "likely candidates for the job"also: possible - capable of happening or existing
Likely but not certain to be or become true or real (synset 301416084)
"a likely result"; "he foresaw a probable loss"similar:synonym: probable
Expected to become or be;
In prospect (synset 301890275)"potential clients"similar: prospective - of or concerned with or related to the futuresynonym: potential
Within the realm of credibility (synset 300648191)
"not a very likely excuse"
With considerable certainty;
Without much doubt (synset 400139421)"He is probably out of the country"; "in all likelihood we are headed for war"
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