probable;that is expected
that seems suitable for a purpose
"these services are likely to be available to us all before long"
"she is likely to forget"
"a likely place for a restaurant"
"the broken limb is likely to fall"
"rain is likely"
"a likely topic for investigation"
"likely candidates for the job"
"a likely result"
"he foresaw a probable loss"
"not a very likely excuse"
"He is probably out of the country"
"in all likelihood we are headed for war"
I hope that none of your friends are likely to come in.
出自： E. M. Forster
In a television studio, where the acoustic is liklier to be drier.
It seems likely that St Paul's was the church Edmund was going to.
出自： A. Thwaite
Officers..were six times as likely to be killed as their men.
出自： H. Bailey
His life provided models for behaviour in any likely circumstance.
出自： G. Greene
Surveys carried out last winter have helped to predict likely road conditions.