American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Most likely; presumably.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With probability; in a probable manner; in all likelihood; with the appearance of truth or reality; likely: as, the story is probably true; the account is probably correct.
- Plausibly; with verisimilitude.
- adv. In all likelihood.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a probable manner; in likelihood.
- adv. easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
- adv. with considerable certainty; without much doubt
- From probable + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“Back during the Korean War, George and Ralph used to patronize Asian prostitutes whenever they needed to score some "gash" a term probably unfamiliar to today's more politically correct audiences.”
“The name probably doesn't mean much to you it doesn't mean much to me, either, although it is of great interest to my creditors, but I am a Chase customer who, like you, has been victimized by the bad housing market.”
“That probably translates as 'we've seen the blowback of conversions with Clash of the Titans and The Last Airbender, and we don't want to risk our golden goose in such a manner'.”
“Admittedly, my definition probably differs from what seems to be the popular notion of that term.”
“Palin probably is out because of the scandals in her family.”
“In truth, the label probably overplays his Blairite leanings.”
“Moreover, when I was searching for Hamentaschen recipes to make this year, I found out that the name probably stemmed from a German word, Mohntaschen, which means Poppy-seed pockets.”
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