likely - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “likely” en inglés

See all translations

likelyadjective

uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.kli/
B1 If something is likely, it will probably happen or is expected: Do remind me because I'm likely to forget. What's the likely outcome of this whole business? I suppose that might happen but it's not very likely. [+ that] It's quite likely that we'll be in Spain this time next year.
Opposite
More examples

likelyadverb

uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.kli/
mainly US probably: She will likely need surgery.as likely as not C1 probably: As likely as not, she'll end up in court over this problem.most/very likely C1 very probably: Most likely he'll turn up late..not likely! B1 informal certainly not!: "Do you want to come running with me?" "Not likely!"
(Definition of likely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de likely
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “likely” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Palabra del día

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Aprende más 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Aprende más