Translation of "likely" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈlaɪ.kli/

describes something that will probably happen or is expected

Do remind me because I'm likely to forget. 一定要提醒我,因爲我可能會忘記。
What's the likely outcome of this whole business? 整宗事件可能會出現甚麽結果?
I suppose that might happen but it's not very likely. 我認為那樣的事也許會發生,但可能性不大。
[ + that ] It's quite likely that we'll be in Spain this time next year. 明年的這個時候我們很可能會在西班牙。
informal "Do you want to join me on a ten-mile run?" "Not likely (= certainly not)!" 「你想和我一起參加一個十英里賽跑嗎?」「不可能!」
→ Opposite unlikely
as likely/like as not


As likely as not, she'll end up in court over this problem. 關於這個問題她最終很可能會訴諸法律。

(Translation of “likely” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)