English to Afrikaans Meaning :: likely

Likely :
- waarskynlik

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Adjective(1) has a good chance of being the case or of coming about(2) likely but not certain to be or become true or real(3) expected to become or be; in prospect(4) within the realm of credibility
Adverb(1) with considerable certainty; without much doubt

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(1) it's more than likely that it'll rain(2) The most likely reason is that it falls across some heat gradient in the house structure itself.(3) who's the likely winner?(4) One reason for Essex's likely limitation on imported labour is the high cost of housing.(5) Now, it seems increasingly likely that you will soon topple sideways off the sofa arm and into the bin.(6) it's not very likely that he'll be here(7) Would it just have been more likely to have happened for some reason in this area?(8) They may reason that they are more likely to die from malaria or be bitten by a snake well before then.(9) On overseas pitches he has at times been the only Indian likely to get any wickets at all.(10) Lenhoff thinks defensive shares are likely to continue to do well for three reasons.(11) It is likely that only some of our sample will agree to participate in the research.(12) I think a more likely reason is that many of his posts are failing the Boring Man in a Bar Test.(13) Fay's apparent sweet tooth is likely to be rooted in a problem with blood sugar balance.(14) It is likely that O'Hara will be the only member of that side selected for Walker Cup duty.(15) The case for affirmative action in Bermuda has likely been set back by years.(16) It is likely that most of the conspirators had details of the plot drip-fed to them as the need arose.
Related Words
(1) most likely ::
heel waarskynlik
(2) more likely ::
meer waarskynlik
(3) very likely ::
baie waarskynlik
(4) likely to ::
geneig om te
(5) be likely to ::
Sal waarskynlik
(6) not likely ::
waarskynlik nie
(7) likely to be ::
geneig om te wees
(8) quite likely ::
heel waarskynlik
(9) equally likely ::
ewe waarskynlik
(10) be likely ::
wees waarskynlik
1. probable ::
2. plausible ::
3. unlikely ::
4. suitable ::
5. potential ::
6. probably ::
7. in all likelihood ::
in alle waarskynlikheid
1. doubtful ::
2. dubious ::
3. improbable ::
4. unlikely ::
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Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

No, my lady, most likely not.

No, my lady, most LIKELY not.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3

Nothing would more likely
ruin my supper.

Nothing would more LIKELY ruin my supper.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4

- What would you do then?
- Starve, most likely.

- What would you do then? - Starve, most LIKELY.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8

...wouldn\'t it be more likely
he would walk?

...wouldn't it be more LIKELY he would walk?

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 9

That doesn\'t seem likely.
Her bed\'s of sturdy construction.

That doesn't seem LIKELY. Her bed's of sturdy construction.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 3

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