Definitions For Likely


  • Within the realm of credibility
  • Expected to become or be; in prospect


  • Has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
  • Likely but not certain to be or become true or real


  • With considerable certainty; without much doubt


  • Without much doubt

Is Likely a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Likely is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Likely in a Sentence

  • That seems to be the most likely explanation.
  • This looks like a likely spot for a picnic.
  • They regard him as a likely candidate for the job.
  • He'll very likely be late.
  • “Will it rain tomorrow?” “Most likely.”

Synonyms for Likely

Antonyms for Likely

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