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Definition of "probably" []

  • Most likely; presumably. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "probably" in a sentence
  • "We have 300 million people here..probably 250 million who are natural born and probably 130 million over 35 and probably 115 million with the residency requirement."
  • "Kansas will probably have to beat MU's shaky press tonight without Selby, who is “probably doubtful,” according to Self because of a stress reaction in his right foot."
  • "I'm thinking of a smaller, more ­entrepreneurial outfit, probably only 10 years old or even younger, and ­probably still run in a very hands-on way by its founder."