what's the difference between possibly and probably?
Sep 26, 2012 12:29 AM
Answers · 3
Adverbs. They basically refer to the same (synonyms) but, probably refers to an action that most likely will occur and possibly refers to an action that has a chance to happen.
September 26, 2012
Possibly: might happen, maybe 50% chance it will or it won't. Probably: most likely happen, more than 50% chance it will happen.
September 26, 2012
(lots of dark clouds in the sky) It will PROBABLY rain today. (a dark cloud in the distance) There's a small chance it will rain. Maybe. POSSIBLY it will rain.
September 26, 2012
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