most likely


: more likely than not : probably
It will most likely rain tomorrow.

Examples of most likely in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That most likely happened during an overhaul of the helicopter about three years before the crash, NTSB investigators said. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 5 May 2024 The Romans, most likely, brought the first rootstocks. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 4 May 2024 While divesting from American companies that have ties to Israel would most likely hurt endowments at universities, Marsicano says there are some examples of when divesting didn't negatively impact endowment figures. Solcyré Burga, TIME, 2 May 2024 The only negative ad run against Mr. Biden between 1978 and 2008, according to the University of Oklahoma’s archive, is one that his campaign would most likely embrace today. Reid J. Epstein, New York Times, 2 May 2024 With the agreement now in place, the rest of UMG’s roster and will most likely be pursuing TikTok campaigns to promote their music once again. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 2 May 2024 The yelp is most likely a call that announces a turkey’s general presence. Josh Honeycutt, Outdoor Life, 2 May 2024 The move was aimed to improve the health of those most likely to smoke them, including kids and Black Americans. Rebecca Cohen, NBC News, 26 Apr. 2024 Then most likely in September, the company’s big show to reveal the iPhone 16. Oscar Gonzalez / Gizmodo, Quartz, 23 Apr. 2024

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“Most likely.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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