Definition of possible
- a possible but difficult task
- the best possible care
- the worst possible circumstance
- a possible surprise visit
- possible explanation
- a possible housing site
Advances in medicine have made it possible for people to live longer.
It is possible that she decided not to join us.
We tried to spend as little money as possible.
It is not physically possible to do everything you have planned in one day.
The weather report warned of possible thunderstorms tonight.
Thunderstorms are possible but not probable tonight.
The highest possible score is 100.
What possible good can it do to argue?
He is in the worst possible situation.
It is possible that life exists on other planets.
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: able to be done
: able to happen or exist
: able or suited to be or to become something specified
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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