Translation of "possible" - English-Spanish dictionary

possible

adjective uk /ˈpɒs·ə·bl/ us /ˈpɑ·sə·bəl/

A1 If something is possible, it can happen or be done.

posible
Is it possible to speak to the manager, please?
I’ll send it today, if possible.
→ Opposite impossible
as much, quickly, soon, etc. as possible

A2 as much, quickly, soon, etc. as something can happen or be done

todo lo, lo más rápido, lo antes, etc. posible
Call me as soon as possible after you arrive.

B1 If something is possible, it might or might not exist or be true.

posible
It’s possible that the ring was stolen.
That’s one possible solution to the problem.

(Translation of “possible” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

possible

adjective /ˈposəbl/

able to happen or be done

posible
It’s possible that the train will be delayed
We’ll come as soon as possible
I’ll do everything possible
She did the only possible thing in the circumstances.

satisfactory; acceptable

posible
I’ve thought of a possible solution to the problem.
possibility noun (plural possibilities)

something that is possible; the state of being possible; (a) likelihood

posibilidad
There isn’t much possibility of that happening
There’s a possibility of war
The plan has possibilities (= looks as if it may be a good one).
possibly adverb

perhaps

tal vez, a lo mejor, es posible; posiblemente
’Will you have time to do it?’ ’Possibly.’

in a way or manner that is possible

lo más… que pueda/posible; (not possibly) de ninguna manera; ser posible
I’ll come as fast as I possibly can
I can’t possibly eat any more
Could you possibly lend me your pen?

(Translation of “possible” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)