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potential

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of potential

  1. existing only as a possibility and not in fact <I can see a few potential problems with co-owning a beach house with another couple> Synonyms implicit, possible Related Words conceivable, generable, imaginable, plausible, thinkable; likely, probable; conjectural, hypothetical, suppositional, theoretical (also theoretic); alleged, assumed, purported, reputed, supposed; achievable, attainable, doable, feasible, practicable, viable, workable Near Antonyms authenticated, confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated; authentic, bona fide, genuine, true Antonyms actual, existent, factual, real


potential

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of potential

  1. something that can develop or become actual <a time when cloning was merely a potential and the stuff of science fiction> Synonyms capability, eventuality, possibility, potentiality, prospect Related Words likelihood, probability; latency, potency Near Antonyms actuality, reality; certainty


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