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Definitions of likely:

part of speech: adjective

Like the thing required: oredible: probable: having reason to expect.

part of speech: comparative

Likelier.

part of speech: adjective

Probable; that may be thought more reasonable than the contrary; such as may be liked; pleasing; promising.

part of speech: adverb

Probably.

part of speech: superlative

Likeliest.

part of speech: adjective

That may be liked: pleasing.

part of speech: adjective

Probable; as, a likely story.

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