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Synonyms for likely

having a chance of happening or being true

based on probability or presumption

capable of being anticipated, considered, or imagined

inspiring confidence or hope

having or showing a tendency or likelihood

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has a good chance of being the case or of coming about

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likely but not certain to be or become true or real

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expected to become or be

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within the realm of credibility

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with considerable certainty

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USA], Aug 18 ( ANI ): A new study has found that transgender adolescents are more than two times likelier to engage in substance use in their lifetimes than their non-transgender peers.
But Bolochoweckyj won it at the death and Hegarty said: "At 2-2 Annan looked the likelier.
Of course, it's also because Cena is one of the company's biggest, most popular stars and a lot of people would be disappointed to not see him, but foreign markets that don't get to see WWE wrestling too often are likelier and luckier to get people like him.
Respondents in Asia-Pacific and Africa/Middle East are likelier to say that origin is more important than the other selection factors (33% and 32% on average, respectively).
People who read seven or more books per year are more than 122 percent likelier to be millionaires than those who read three or fewer.
The Mark Bradstock-trained eight-year-old would be one of the likelier candidates after he became the first novice for 41 years to capture chasing's blue riband at Cheltenham in March on only his fourth start over fences.
However, Bencic is the 4-5 favourite and that's understandable: both of these players look future Grand Slam winners but Bencic looks the likelier to dominate the women's game.
Partly as a result, it looks likelier to find an audience in home formats; picking up a couple of awards along the lest circuit, as the "Hospitalite" helmer's prior efforts have, wouldn't hurt.
The younger the respondent, the likelier they were to consider moving from Puerto Rico.
Those whose DNA carried most risk variants were more than a third likelier to develop asthma earlier in life and to have asthma that persisted into adulthood than those at low genetic risk.
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He told the Commons Defence committee: "If we raced for the exit then all of the fears that we have about Afghanistan's future would become that much likelier.
In the North East we are likelier to be wetter and hungrier but the worst effects will as usual be felt by the most disadvantaged on the planet.
Pregnant women with what condition are almost four times likelier to have a baby with a birth defect?
Toulouse and Saracens are rated likelier winners than the AN each-Northampton to win the Cup.