Possibly

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Definition

(She's) possibly (responsible for what has happened): (She's) maybe, perhaps, potentially (responsible for what has happened)
adverb

Examples

  • "Hogwash : I couldn't possibly finish the book in less than six months."
  • "possibly a burka or sarong."
  • "We'll need an unstable government, possibly with a dictator."
  • "I suggest one verse and possibly a chorus, but that's it."
  • "I don't believe in capitalism. What could you and your company possibly offer me?"
  • "Possibly more in your case."
  • "So, please come to my petite dégustation in the break room at 1pm to celebrate me, French gastronomy and my final few months before I am possibly deported."
  • "The weather forecast predicts it's going to be boiling all weekend, so bring your sunscreen, sunglasses and possibly a hat."

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