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possible

pos·si·ble

possible

 
 
pronunciation:
pa sih bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Builder, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of or having the potential for being, occurring, being done, or being used.
It is possible to drive from England to France through a tunnel under the English Channel.
synonyms:
doable, feasible, potential, practicable, workable
antonyms:
impossible
similar words:
contingent, latent, probable
definition 2: capable of occurring, existing, or being done without causing offense.
It isn't possible for me to say no to this invitation.
synonyms:
appropriate, fitting, proper, prudent, right, seemly, wise
antonyms:
impossible
similar words:
acceptable, advisable, good, potential, suitable
definition 3: capable of being true; somewhat likely.
It's possible that they already went home, but I doubt it.
synonyms:
believable, conceivable, credible, feasible, plausible
antonyms:
impossible, unlikely
similar words:
contingent, likely, probable
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  • possibly:
    maybe.
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