What is the meaning of possibly?


  • By chance.
    • usage: "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
  • To a degree possible of achievement or by possible means.
    • usage: "they can't possibly get here in time for the funeral"
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APAWordNet. (2010). possibly. Retrieved April 23, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/possibly/definitions/1252920
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "possibly" http://smartdefine.org/possibly/definitions/1252920 (accessed April 23, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, possibly, Smart Define, viewed 23 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/possibly/definitions/1252920>.
MLAWordNet. "possibly" 23 October 2010. Web. 23 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/possibly/definitions/1252920>
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