Definition of probably in English:

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probably

Pronunciation: /ˈprɒbəbli/

adverb

[sentence adverb]
Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell: she would probably never see him again ‘A bomb, do you think?’ ‘Probably.’
More example sentences
  • My legs were about to give way on me, my throat was dry and my eyes were probably the size of saucers.
  • It would probably be truer to say that he would be the first openly gay Prime Minister.
  • In fact, most of them probably aren't even aware that there is a field in front of them.
Synonyms
in all likelihood, in all probability, as likely as not, very likely, most likely, likely, as like as not, ten to one, the chances are, doubtless, no doubt, all things considered, taking all things into consideration, all things being equal, possibly, perhaps, maybe, it may be, presumably, on the face of it, apparently
archaic like enough, belike

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