Synonym of likely

Alternative for likely

likelier, likeliest

Antonym: unlikely,

Adjective

Having a greater-than-even chance of occurring
probable expected anticipated foreseeable liable odds-on predicted presumable disposed fated predictable presumptive prospective sure destined inclined inferable predisposed promising natural ostensible prone seeming supposable verisimilar true distinctly possible on to be expected within the bounds of possibility given to in the air in the cards in the offing in the wind a pound to a penny on the cards ten to one having a tendency to on the verge of in the habit of presumed apparent supposed plausible alleged possible purported hypothetical assumed suppositious conjectural suppositive presupposed asserted supposititious suppositional awaited credible inferential reputed hypothetic foreseen imminent putative evident ostensive on the horizon coming professed prima facie calculable specious conceivable inevitable illusory looming reasonable on the way outward brewing superficial forecast slated due unsurprising believable perceived in the pipeline claimed semblant declared in prospect imaginable creditable potential prepared for in view impending approaching par for the course believed close at hand in store to come forthcoming near certain understood coming up projected scheduled upcoming normal obvious assumptive at hand theoretical about to happen logical understandable avowed estimated rational pretended pending surface so-called illusive envisioned only to be expected feigned just around the corner on the agenda knowable anticipatable estimative afoot speculative academic theoretic exterior not unexpected academical liable to happen approximated taken for granted rumoured in the works inferred accepted what one would expect guessed at circumstantial convincing presumptuous soi-disant exhibited manifest thought invented imaginary held rumored made-up fictional said notable colorable demonstrative quasi coming soon feasible justified threatening close acceptable accountable likely to happen justifiable excusable explainable legitimate explicable menacing tenable allowable pardonable admissible defensible forgivable thinkable wanted gathering quite possible mortal earthly promised reasonable to think nearing proximate oncoming nigh in the wings reliable upon us near-at-hand fast approaching fast-approaching a reasonable bet a fair bet a good bet prophesied foretold hoped for looked for looked-for planned for hoped-for contemplated proposed long-awaited counted on counted upon inevasible looming large on its way on the verge see it coming immediate just round the corner next handwriting-on-the-wall following overhanging inescapable unescapable in the stars expectant unavoidable ineluctable scheduled for formulaic sure-fire formularized external expectable nonrandom prepared expected to arrive most likely

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Capable of being achieved
achievable attainable feasible practicable viable possible practical pragmatic realisable realizable workable accomplishable doable realistic reasonable acquirable obtainable reachable gettable manageable within reach within the realms of possibility within the bounds of possibility accessible potential securable at hand probable procurable winnable available conceivable imaginable graspable get-at-able easy operational suitable up for grabs no problem duck soup cherry pie no sweat operable serviceable applicable usable piece of cake useful sensible logical within reason sound expedient tenable valid effective wise of use sustainable level-headed judicious worthwhile well grounded well advised within possibility well thought out convenient on hand handy on tap at your fingertips on deck within your grasp approachable open getable employable getatable to be had performable ready to hand free come-at-able vacant admissible allowable utilisable utilizable open to on fit unrestricted public welcoming prepared purchasable unoccupied operative appropriate permitted offered derivable on offer forthcoming derivable from door's always open ready for use at your disposal on file at one's disposal able to be done at the ready in hand on the cards in the cards at one's fingertips easy to get to makable responsive utile promising enactable implementable enforceable dischargeable fulfillable agreeable not posted unconditional proper nondiscriminatory unqualified general unused exploitable functional useable untaken relevant around unfilled nearby within the realm of possibility unengaged in season in circulation local existing odds-on empty on hold pushover on the market standing by ready to be drawn in reserve on a plate in stock open-door expendable consumable spendable conquerable soluble resolvable beatable overcomable there for the taking present executable easily reached wide-open popular close at hand easy to use easy to access controllable readily available in easy reach user friendly near at hand near-at-hand user-friendly hassle-free user-oriented time-saving labour-saving trouble-free close-at-hand credible plausible acceptable passable supportable maintainable rational justifiable tolerable bearable satisfactory endurable surmountable sufferable affordable brookable able to hold water

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(of someone or something) Aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
lovely pretty beautiful pleasing seemly sightly stunning agreeable attractive comely fetching gorgeous handsome ravishing taking cute fair aesthetic beauteous esthetic good goodly knockout lovesome good-looking well-favored bonny bonnie drop-dead charming appealing alluring captivating smashing striking enchanting bewitching delightful prepossessing winning desirable adorable pulchritudinous exquisite fanciable tasty fit seductive elegant easy on the eye nice-looking fine hot drop-dead gorgeous engaging irresistible enticing tantalizing nubile winsome foxy beguiling arresting sweet tantalising graceful sultry sexy glamorous luscious charismatic spunky eye-catching well favoured as pretty as a picture entrancing arousing luring divine adorbs tempting bootylicious personable out of this world sexual lush radiant sensual sensuous dazzling nice beddable stylish dishy heavenly well-favoured easy on the eyes come-hither pleasant inviting fabulous shapely intriguing erotic delicate on fleek come-to-bed sexually attractive bodacious magnetic delectable wonderful fascinating likable glamourous hunky scrumptious babelicious enthralling provocative mesmeric dainty becoming buxom blooming beckoning sensational likeable very beautiful fine-looking interesting splendid lovable wholesome teasing beaut sublime admirable clean-cut magnificent well-formed a ten well favored decorative artistic darling ornamental tasteful breathtaking studly enhancing fancy goodlooking dear elfin beautifying flamboyant dreamy top amazing incredible fab terrific fantastic drawing attention jaw-dropping trim dreamboat eyeful picture-perfect bijou angelic grand resplendent statuesque suave excellent marvelous superb classy symmetrical refined marvellous ideal in good taste virile dapper fashionable strong athletic smart spruce robust sharp noble smooth impressive good looking well-proportioned well-dressed compelling congenial genial affable mesmerizing endearing mesmerising spellbinding disarming riveting hypnotic amiable gripping precious absorbing picturesque magical loveable exciting engrossing curvaceous siren hypnotizing compulsive cutesy scenic pleasurable persuasive quaint hypnotising voluptuous titillating enjoyable neat cuddly entertaining friendly appetizing cunning attracting amusing drawing mouthwatering appetising presentable satisfying stimulating diverting rapturous gratifying twee welcome well-rounded acceptable delightsome spectacular blessed consuming grateful immersing involving blest ingratiating insinuating chocolate-box chic welcoming idyllic satisfactory provoking romantic dulcet showy choice stirring intoxicating cherubic savory felicitous favorable curious jolly savoury regular unputdownable warm inveigling photogenic good-natured favourable thought-provoking easygoing ritzy simpatico sympathique glitzy curvy panoramic sirenic toothsome witching sympatisch mouth-watering enrapturing enamoring innocent relishable great comfortable sunny flashy exceptional transfixing opulent orphic soft decent hospitable rounded delicious specious cordial kissable glossy seducing passable okay OK cherubical rousing exhilarating racy electrifying select memorable thrilling fairy-tale hunky-dory splashy superior not bad suitable paradisiacal paradisal paradisaical paradisaic paradisiac recherche all right to one's liking vivid palatable pretty as a picture illecebrous sympathetic marriageable ripe magic fetcjomg young youthful beseeching pulling phat flirtatious flattering infatuating imposing young-looking sweet-natured preferable Orphean transporting readable magnetizing magnetising picture-postcard cherished warm-hearted affectionate well-shaped well-built encouraging open juicy stately dignified cherishable as nice as pie eligible prizable nurturable appreciatable puzzling sapid ambrosial aesthetically pleasing canny couthy kawaii raunchy risqué charged salacious edgy influential sexually mature seraphic strong in character dandy rewarding glorious sweetheart aces sociable gregarious white-hat pretty-pretty easy to take full of personality invincible powerful unconquerable inevitable indomitable uncontainable overriding ineluctable immaculate tidy prim spotless clean peachy pleasureful fine and dandy heady larger than life camera-friendly camera-ready dramatic entranced charmed enchanted bewitched glam very interesting mind-blowing fairylike well dressed plump toytown old-fashioned old-world high-quality expensive colorful childlike well-chosen fiendish dreamlike conjuring trendy righteous prestigious nifty good egg all heart photographic pictographic cuddlesome huggable amorous attention-grabbing affecting positive lurid vixenish upmarket coffee-table sophisticated luxurious pictorial majestic symbolic unsoiled colourful orderly swank noteworthy refreshing slight petite arty-crafty olde too good to be true mild worthy joyous super comforting enviable euphoric valuable sound clear X-rated looking like a million moving meaty astonishing eventful invigorating piquant worthy of note fresh preoccupying portentous envigorating trenchant galvanising topical unboring buzzworthy vibrant unique newsy inspiring relatable eye-opening remarkable out of the ordinary newsworthy action-packed wondrous emphatic galvanizing electric slim doll face swanky swish schmick arty A1 rad prime dollish honourable snazzy ace commendable fun capital showstopping honorable cheery reputable sterling zingy soothing slick boss spanking in order prettyish relief unspoilt glad clean-limbed respectable airy subtle rare dinky nuanced super-eminent shipshape first-class telegenic super-excellent stupendous calming elating splendorous deluxe copasetic first-rate recreative supercalifragilisticexpialidocious gnarly ecstatic copacetic bright curvacious full-figured pneumatic Junoesque full-bosomed well-turned tolerable pleasantly old-fashioned fluffy embraceable snuggly caressible zaftig well produced proper adequate irie uplifting gainly balanced proportioned sylphlike well shaped well formed built lacy well-made deft frail tender diaphanous thin ethereal light fragile feeble conciliatory placating pacifying mollifying average O.K. cheering happy conciliating pacific appeasing propitiatory peacemaking placatory fairly good reasonable good enough moderately good prepared not too bad olde worlde comfy homelike well turned propitiating cheerful insinuative saccharine deferential silky ingratiatory convincing silken home-like of good cheer

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Inspiring or feeling hope and optimism
promising advantageous auspicious encouraging favourable favorable propitious hopeful optimistic heartening bright golden rosy upbeat fair roseate rose-colored happy full of promise reassuring good opportune providential positive lucky fortunate cheerful timely sunny felicitous prosperous cheering utopian excellent well-timed well timed full of hope idealistic beneficial suitable apt exciting merry likely-looking seasonable pleasing fitting looking on the bright side blushing blooming supportive rising fond bubbly up halcyon alluring successful bullish rose-coloured up-and-coming palmy satisfactory potential enthusiastic inspiring gladdening uplifting inspiriting enlivening arousing elating stirring promiseful rousing buoyant of good cheer Utopian unique valuable superb hoping confident trusting expectant sanguine assured splendid tremendous fine brilliant special encouraged high Panglossian profitable ideal wonderful terrific keeping the faith beautiful blissful best looking through rose-colored glasses first-rate one-off first-class heaven-sent brave toward favouring favoring benign pat useful dexter prompt capable assuring expedient appropriate punctual convenient speedy immediate timeous judicious fit towardly up-to-the-minute sensible meet in the nick of time proper up-to-date at the right time in good time helpful fortuitous rewarding welcome fruitful serendipitous right beneficent gainful nice benignant gratifying benefic fluky desirable effective worthwhile salutary of benefit satisfying constructive benevolent flukey productive of assistance blessed conducive handy friendly behooveful comforting heartwarming healthy of value of use delightful wholesome agreeable accidental pleasant incidental acceptable favored kindly favoured efficacious jammy instrumental lucrative serviceable meritorious strategic of service worth it clement joyful privileged fulfilling chance coincidental pleasurable ripe warm congenial genial unexpected enjoyable just enviable jolly appreciated casual unforeseen delectable sweet heavenly invaluable refreshing well-off charitable delicious delightsome grateful needed worthy dulcet hot blest furthersome dreamy commodious of help in one's interests to one's advantage to your advantage charmed well disposed plus advisable facilitative moderate remunerative palatable win-win much needed cordial long-awaited longed-for desired contenting correct befitting in one's best interests merciful smiling flourishing decent respectable usable utilizable set disposed to one's taste to one's liking gladly received thriving fit to be eaten consumable comestible versatile fit for human consumption safe to eat approving common edible significant important glorious crying out great hearty born with a silver spoon in your mouth essential practical pivotal vital crucial booming ebullient effervescent lively bouncy jocund healthful congruous seemly commendatory salubrious tolerable hygienic all right conformable becoming commending unobjectionable protean ample for the best believing fresh determined paramount indispensable imperative critical roaring lush generous altruistic humanitarian kind feel-good can-do cheery go-getting redeeming big-hearted utilisable proactive inadvertent unintended requisite in demand relevant fundamental key necessary respected admired exigent rich prospering precious boomy consoling unmarred unanticipated unpremeditated unplanned uncertain haphazard unlooked-for unintentional unwitting loved esteemed worth its weight in gold central held dear estimable of the essence peak idyllic joyous paradisiac random chancy incalculable variable luscious pleasureful odd contingent worthful hot property scarce restful renewing rejuvenating restorative solacing temperate radiant clear cloudless darling restoring pretty at the mercy of events mild unclouded dry sunlit sunshiny balmy summery

Adjective

(in reference to a "story", sarcastic) Implausible or dishonest in nature

Adjective

Hoping to become
aspiring ambitious aspirant budding eager hopeful intending optimistic potential striving wannabe wishful would-be determined enterprising future go-getting keen possible prospective committed driven energetic enthusiastic go-ahead hard-driving longing motivated pioneering progressive pushing self-seeking zealous endeavoring endeavouring expectant impassioned purposeful eager beaver on the make promising probable hypothetical could-be hungry industrious pushy assertive goal-oriented self-starting earnest ardent spirited forceful single-minded self-driven intent avid resolute desirous power-hungry thirsty inspired fierce active dogged tenacious unwavering untiring vigorous ruthless militant high-reaching aggressive self-assertive dedicated steadfast persistent uncompromising indefatigable obstinate staunch embryonic unflagging unyielding thrusting bent upon power-loving strong-willed self-asserting get up and go full of determination adventurous bent resolved persevering obsessed strong stalwart diligent unbending mettlesome fanatical steely assiduous undaunted plucky bold upwardly mobile unshakeable unfaltering obdurate undeviating pertinacious unrelenting unflinching stubborn strong-minded desiring success dead set hell-bent like a ball of fire materialistic self-improving career-focused fledgling developing conscientious devoted hardworking aspirational career-minded so-called professed dormant compelled consumed self-appointed undeveloped unfulfilled latent self-styled firm obsessive set unshakable fixed unbendable unshaken possessed immovable galvanized adamant serious monomaniacal indomitable gutsy impelled fixated insistent compulsive obsessional unhesitating induced unrealized soi-disant quasi- impulsive guided besetting pushed steered galvanised urged on competitive dynamic unremitting confident relentless tireless sedulous rigid steady cutthroat decisive sustained feisty rigorous ferocious unabated bloodthirsty stringent assured gladiatorial defiant brutal scrappy warlike bullheaded gung ho hang-tough self-willed bound and determined full-blooded intensely competitive stop at nothing iron-willed high-pressure having killer instinct go for broke self-possessed self-confident in-your-face cut-throat self-assured dog-eat-dog can-do fiercely competitive

Adjective

Seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious
specious deceptive fallacious misleading casuistic false sophistic unsound beguiling deceitful deceiving deluding delusive delusory plausible sophistical apparent baseless bogus captious colorable credible empty erroneous flattering hollow idle illogical inaccurate incorrect insincere meretricious nugatory ostensible ostentatious phoney phony presumable presumptive pretentious probable seeming sham sophisticated spurious unfounded untrue vain wrong seemingly correct apparently right plausible but wrong invalid fabricated mistaken flawed fake illusory mock unreal unreliable inexact fraudulent misguided distorted counterfeit faulty unsubstantiated fictitious pseudo untruthful groundless artificial imaginary unsupported imprecise without foundation off flimsy invented defective weak unreasonable manufactured factitious trumped-up ersatz pretend ill-founded faked concocted trumped up iffy shaky imitation simulated questionable in error unproven ungrounded unjustifiable dodgy unjustified chimerical unwarranted counterfactual implausible illusive foundationless uncorroborated synthetic irrational apocryphal untenable wide of the mark forged plastic without basis contrived out made up substitute feigned pretended tenuous off beam full of holes fishy fanciful unnatural falsified dummy way off glib indefensible insupportable unconvincing superficial dubious off target imagined dishonest fallible fictional mythical suspect unconfirmed misrepresentative made-up visionary fantastic misinformed fabulous improper not genuine reasonless put-on nonvalid untrustworthy dicey uncalled-for gratuitous bottomless ambiguous economical with the truth off-target off-base not exact not accurate unsustainable unwarrantable off base way out doubtful disingenuous make-believe illusionary inexcusable unforgivable assumed untested unverified unattested unpardonable chancy rocky disreputable risky strained forced mechanical affected conjectural notional chimeric imperfect mad faux lying undependable unreasoned truthless uncertain speculative ideal discrepant colored absurd unauthentic inexpiable snide queer inauthentic coloured faithless cod imitative man-made unacceptable senseless preposterous cooked-up flakey unstable flaky adulterine reproduction mimic mythological ungenuine without justification abroad replica supposititious open to doubt askew way off beam falsie all wet open to question off-beam not backed up by evidence hyped up wide way off-beam deluded unarguable undefendable refutable inadmissible cooked up hallucinatory chemical cast unprovoked fakey confusing unfitting impostrous evasive unfactual nonfactual unauthorized delusional misconceived without substantiation without merit off the mark contrary to fact amiss manmade tricky nonrational illegitimate unreasoning fancied non-existent insubstantial quixotic copy pirated casuistical not trustworthy so-called nonnatural shallow duplicate quasi unstraightforward unbacked inconsequent inconsequential uncalled for not backed up causeless unfaithful careless wild non-natural facsimile pat awry cunning devious cheating pretending copycat copied unsubstantial incongruous Barmecidal Barmecide whimsical fictive semblant suppositious float adrift mendacious engineered unassured unsure without cause unauthorised without reason counterfeited hypocritical equivocal garbled unoriginal crooked dud pinchbeck erratic cynical without explanation way-out not true way-off doesn't wash not right perplexing bewildering mistakable demagogic catchy distracting confounding puzzling erring wrong number all off devised fantasied phantom mythic phantasmal fantastical imaginal phantasmic arbitrary fluffed blue sky pipe dream dissimulating dissembling not precise out of line astray on the wrong track not working out of commission at fault misfigured goofed misconstrued mishandled miscalculated treacherous insignificant prepared bad double-dealing hollow-hearted devoid of validity two-faced slick framed bum pirate bent laboured labored mannered pseud quasi- stilted put on overdone stiff worthless model studied trick exaggerated actorly toy improvised wooden not kosher hokey self-conscious phony-baloney professed purported overripe fantasy Hollywood plant brummagem crock fantasized dream duplicitous pseudo- knock-off dreamed-up adopted won't fly soft shell avowed alleged theatrical supposed underhand pseudonymous overworked ham hammy crafty guileful shady sharp unspontaneous quack virtual hoax play-play shifty unscrupulous illegal imposturous imitated constrained unprincipled would-be fast underhanded rogue fantasised representative phoney-baloney bootlegged rehearsed legendary unauthenticated unqualified repro surface uncanonical campy miniature derivative overblown elaborate planned debatable wannabe self-styled made makeshift constructed apish not what it is cracked up to be low-grade low-quality poor-quality shoddy inferior ostensive semi- nominal allonymous experimental unsatisfactory substandard adulterated mealymouthed posed near reported not real not legit terminologically inexact voulu manipulated far-fetched fixed recherche staged lookalike gingerbread posey as it were mock-up conceited melodramatic affectated awkward playacting fraud charlatan bluffing shammed masked in name only covered concealed dissimulated not the case knock off to all intents and purposes sly sneaky scheming null stagy overly planned perfidious Machiavellian rigid inflexible bound begrudging coercive grudging binding conscripted slave stringent forcible null and void void nonbinding inoperative subtle slippery foxy wreck uptight taut farfetched wired put unglued tight choked slim not binding uncollectible double-faced Punic false-hearted in a state hard put nervous wreck strung out at end of rope insidious rascal roguish designing serpentine oblique astucious indirect wily acted swindling criminal corrupt illicit dishonourable unlawful Janus-faced defrauding unfair dirty unjust unethical shonky knavish bamboozling dishonorable against the law

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Attributed to another person

Adjective

Characterized by or capable of clear, sound reasoning
logical rational reasonable cogent commonsense lucid sensible commonsensible commonsensical consistent reasoned articulate plausible relevant deductive inferential informed justified pertinent probable sober valid compelling congruent convincing deducible inductive judicious just legit legitimate levelheaded perceptive perspicuous wise discerning discriminating fair justifiable kosher syllogistic well-founded well thought out well reasoned well-reasoned holding together holding water well-grounded joined-up sound coherent prudent practical good solid intelligent realistic astute analytical sagacious thoughtful firm clear pragmatic hard intellectual credible sane shrewd understandable balanced analytic level-headed sage circumspect knowing enlightened grounded down-to-earth acceptable well-advised tenable matter-of-fact smart canny well founded perspicacious cerebral effective persuasive objective insightful reliable right well grounded sharp defensible no-nonsense intelligible comprehensible sapient clever politic scholarly expedient well advised thinking consequent strong together advisable weighty believable supportable satisfying plain proper reflective careful common-sense savvy erudite normal telling learned hard-headed keen sustainable authoritative all there fathomable possible brainy knowledgeable efficacious considered legible decisive conclusive cognitive businesslike factual forceful percipient clear-sighted calculating appropriate powerful deep desirable satisfactory apt feasible graspable profound hardheaded stable defendable warranted suitable true explicit tactical fitting accurate responsible viable correct conceivable accessible well-thought-out straightforward apprehensible fit unambiguous comprehendible reasoning methodical unidealistic far-sighted unsentimental cool strategic workable ratiocinative potent influential impressive warrantable vindicable maintainable meaningful seemly eloquent precise philosophical well-informed imaginable unemotional systematic worthwhile clear-headed clear-eyed exact user friendly user-friendly authentic admissible scrutable real intuitive penetrable well balanced contemplative philosophic earthy alert pragmatical provident cogitative knowable educated full of common sense substantiated deliberate within the bounds of possibility easy to understand able to hold water discreet proven bright recommended advantageous faultless well organized with both feet on the ground impeccable brilliant thorough beneficial digestible unquestionable straight permissible useful arguable applicable well-argued clearly stated irresistible genius well judged sharp-witted mature certain thinkable unanswerable healthy transparent clearheaded forcible gainful gifted smooth definitive efficient well quick-witted precocious stringent bona fide acute serious-minded empirical simple self-explanatory hard-nosed puissant heady hard-boiled highbrow clear-cut right-minded studious compos mentis crystal clear orderly organized of sound mind decent able to think clearly introspective academic dinkum foresighted irrefutable conceptual ruminative pensive attainable practicable genuine organised profitable corroborated realizable achievable meditative vigilant meticulous confirmed penetrating cautious sincere faithful graceful dependable flawless dispassionate creditable definite doable lawful argute veridical veracious accomplishable unequivocal steady unassailable glib allowable judgmatical judgmatic colorable trusty smooth-talking smooth-tongued trustworthy inducing excusable best suggested prosaic accepted presumptive recognized open convictive suasive unmistakable mundane legal verifiable absolute within reach licit pardonable harmonious having all one's marbles unromantic rightful helpful utilitarian recognised luminous moving effectual worldly-wise unembellished emphatic supposable presumable condonable moderate significant realisable pukka able obvious undistorted unimpassioned capable literal unfantastic fair-minded energetic rock-solid within the realms of possibility well-balanced fast exceptional in one's right mind readable in right mind supersmart punchy mighty powerhouse recondite hyperintelligent ultrasmart pellucid able to reason clearly letter-perfect direct with one's feet on the ground in your right mind potential well informed regular identified musing reflecting pondering measured solemn earnest museful grave studied mental cluey natural punctilious strict supported preferred preferable explainable forgivable thoughty functional diplomatic acknowledged scrupulous fastidious venial remissible recommendable cold favorable concise sensical showing great knowledge with great knowledge well-expressed well-presented robust attentive conversant inferrible heedful finicky deep-thinking valuable compulsive urgent collected synthetic infallible trustable well-structured well presented well expressed allowed passable tolerable permitted glanceable anticipated proportional well-proportioned symmetrical well-adjusted equitable productive timely opportune honest-to-god tried fiduciary aboveboard credential based on hard data based on hard facts derivable inferable au courant a good idea rigorous secure errorless sure truthful inerrant validated verified pawky skilful recognisable recognizable commendable counselable detail oriented competent genial well-read with all one's marbles bookish got head together in possession of one's faculties egghead momentous consequential apposite tough-minded substantial implicit well considered undeniable orthodox watertight established favourable necessary certified calculable empiric seasonable skillful sophisticated wary judicial considerate thought through impartial reachable mentally stable cognizant obtainable aware deliberated categorical up front unimpaired restrained unprejudiced conservative controlled temperate indisputable demonstrative educational scholastic academical theoretical right-thinking documented procurable acquirable steady-going with both one's feet on the ground unexcessive making sense unbiased standing to reason unextreme true to life with a ring of truth well-judged unconditional uncomplicated deliberative convenient best suited presentable okay tolerated heads-up long-headed well thought-out thought-out germane determinative securable quick to be expected pithy operational dull flat evenhanded unarguable incontrovertible experienced tactful cast-iron OK sanctioned well-defined in words of one syllable unblurred spelled out gettable transpicuous discernable clearly expressed provable demonstrable cultured ruminating deliberating playing with full deck playing with a full deck abled mentally sound both oars in water oriented in possession of all your faculties self-possessed having all marbles right in the head deadpan dry open to reason winning uncorrupted attested tested constraining virile take-over steamroller titanic gutsy electric elemental take-charge punch plain-spoken holding up got it together standing up impactful striking usable manageable serviceable operable tough resolute hang tough stand pat intractable locked in tough nut hard-bitten irrefragable incontestable based on good sense lifeless unvarnished unimaginative get-at-able worthy concedable earth-bound hardboiled easy plainspoken common estimable sufficient successful holding up in wash resounding coming on strong ball of fire silky slick touching impelling silver-tongued historical confirmable documentary actual evident nonfictional above board uncreative unadorned spot-on aggressive exciting charming histrionical imposing theatric important performant on the ball vehement grand material trenchant high-powered enthusiastic hard-hitting vivid dramatic expressive on-target dead-on serious inventive ingenious resourceful meditating pedestrian emotionless humdrum actuating stimulating wheedling inspiring inveigling suasory swaying enticing assuasive luring pointed unctuous alluring seductive within reason talented beyond doubt beyond question beyond dispute by the book within the law not unlikely not impossible have one's feet on the ground full of insight a priori unembroidered phlegmatic unaffected whip-smart one hundred per cent perfect abstract in possession of all one's faculties understanding comprehending creative nimble original instructed imaginative alive witty quick on the uptake ready verisimilar specious colourable straight-thinking of use distinct whiz fair-spoken having a good head on one's shoulders know how many beans make five having no flies on very smart experimental a posteriori inducible not taking no for an answer unblemished immaculate within possibility ideal very likely like enough irreproachable indefectible ordered uninterrupted uniform seamless picture-book picture-perfect most correct

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Characteristic of a particular person or thing
typical characteristic customary common standard usual accepted average consistent conventional expected familiar habitual inherent natural normal ordinary orthodox prevalent representative routine stock symptomatic traditional accustomed anticipated chronic commonplace emblematic everyday foreseeable foreseen frequent indicative predictable prescriptive reliable unremarkable distinctive distinguishing established formulaic idiosyncratic proper proverbial regular steady ubiquitous unexceptional unsurprising acknowledged cliched clichéd individualistic native recognised recognized set wonted in character in keeping bog-standard to be expected true to form par for the course time-honoured true to type run-of-the-mill standard-issue cut-and-dried cut-and-dry on the cards only to be expected old hat … all over general prevailing universal popular settled fixed mainstream widespread current pervasive rampant household time-honored predominant rife confirmed stereotypical going endemic overall long-established classical repeated constant classic rooted quotidian stereotyped public well-known shared received fashionable archetypal inveterate proven generic true vested well worn persistent recurring admitted extensive broad ingrained majority collective ruling well established plain approved mundane garden-variety mechanical hackneyed acceptable prosaic sanctioned formal well known ongoing across the board understood day-to-day vulgar daily permanent regulation preferred old widely held in vogue pervading diagnostic obvious favoured what one would expect definite explicit determined precise archetypical default gut comfortable favorite favourite defined express exact legendary famed notorious famous recurrent canonical numerous typic acquired honored perpetual certain appropriate essential inborn inbred local innate derived domestic agreed in use self-evident unquestioned axiomatic renowned known profuse reiterated incessant continual honoured adopted authorized favored great acquainted endorsed reputed infamous monotonous unsophisticated standard operating procedure same old wont in the groove playing it safe by the numbers sop stipulated according to Hoyle in a rut workaday recognizable touted prescribed staple periodical periodic given used habituated homespun humble recognisable unopposed passed legit okayed authorised serious highbrow garden mass wide congruous in the habit of of choice chosen addicting repetitious practised practiced iterative disciplined reiterative perfunctory iterated systematic cyclic seasoned methodical automatic long-term overused trite banal garden variety concert heavyweight heavy symphonic agreed upon unoriginal derivative global national joint blanket communal overarching outright common or garden common variety matter-of-fact overworked platitudinous tired basic comprehensive tried and true tried and tested arrived at corny hacky sweeping in force epidemic broad-brush middle-of-the-road all-round broad-spectrum nationwide societal wholesale all-around across-the-board total in circulation official readily available worn out widely available worn-out ready-made dull dyed-in-the-wool entrenched well-established historic stable deep-rooted widely used old-fashioned traditionalistic old-style sound officially recognized secure unshakable

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Existing but not yet developed or manifest
latent dormant concealed hidden invisible lurking inherent quiescent undeveloped unseen veiled immanent secret undiscovered unexpressed unrealized unrevealed untapped imperceptible inactive indiscernible inert inoperative unapparent masked unfulfilled unused covert idle inchoate innermost repressed sleeping subconscious suppressed unacknowledged underlying abeyant buried contained dead embryonic fallow immature implied inferential inferred intrinsic involved passive potential smouldering smoldering suspended tacit torpid unconscious underdeveloped unexposed unripe vestigial free off possible rudimentary vacant at rest in abeyance not activated on the shelf out of commission implicit undeclared unreserved unspoken understood unsaid constructive unuttered taken for granted complete total wholehearted firm steadfast full fixed entire constant unqualified unshakable unhesitating accurate inevitable implicative inarticulate definite virtual practical unquestioned certain quiet covered camouflaged still screened unfaltering unquestioning disguised unconditional absolute shrouded wordless unemployed undoubting undisclosed bottled up under wraps deep prepatent subliminal motionless undetectable silent suggested resting indirect immobile deducible unmoving hinted unoccupied imperceivable cloaked mothballed surreptitious stationary clouded undercover eclipsed undetected not in use out of use hinted at not visible out of sight in the dark out of view unwavering unidentified unbeknown unknown forthright rapid swift prompt confident lost covered up unbeknownst unrecognized resolute relapsing retreating lowering receding regressive ebbing declining falling unrecognised unswerving inbuilt obedient unthinking automatic larvate cryptic incognito cabalistic ingrained fundamental incorporated disused prospective inner future not operating ticking over undivulged probable budding inmost gathering dust unutilized no longer in use fallen into disuse mental recessive unexploited conceivable developing imaginable not made use of untried obscured inconspicuous going begging not in service unspoilt non-functioning in the making unseeable unnoticeable sluggish unnoticed indistinguishable unobserved disengaged restrained unobtrusive discreet indistinct lethargic serene peaceful smooth nonexistent obscure unperceivable shadowy inappreciable stopped static stifled intangible unobservable ghostly insensible perdu impalpable ethereal vaporous imaginary not in view not in sight unviewable imponderable gaseous impossible to detect deactivated slumbering undisturbed stagnant calm sleepy asleep placid tranquil dull turned off on hold low-key in holding pattern insinuated smothered muffled unstated gentle unruffled unagitated lifeless inhibited oblique unvoiced not obvious withheld sheltered pent up bottled-up blocked held back curbed held in allusive adumbrated occult indicative signified figured symbolized foreshadowed significative assumed indicated perceptible meant connoted parallel intended snug tect underground symbolised kept in check not spelt out alluded to taken as read tacitly assumed not on view

Adjective

Subject to chance
contingent chance accidental fortuitous random haphazard possible unexpected unforeseeable unforeseen unpredictable casual unanticipated unpredicted uncertain unlooked-for depending fluky incidental liable odd probable probably provisional reliant subject inadvertent coincidental serendipitous unplanned unintentional unintended unpremeditated unwitting lucky adventitious arbitrary flukey occasional irregular aleatory fluke dependent conditional ad hoc capricious stray out of the blue related accompanying by-the-way attendant concomitant contributory spot trial and error hitty-missy hit-or-miss by chance concurrent circumstantial by accident fortunate providential heaven-sent expedient opportune felicitous propitious convenient auspicious timely isolated involuntary unmeant unthinking unconscious unknowing happy apt periodic subconscious uncalculated misguided occurring by chance mistaken occurring by accident jammy chancy incalculable variable rare sporadic seasonal at the mercy of events infrequent intermittent happening unexpectedly scattered lucky-dog part-time fragmentary luck out luck in spasmodic erratic episodic fitful periodical recurring recurrent scarce discontinuous desultory cyclical aperiodic unsteady spastic choppy catchy spotty episodical continual cyclic on-and-off uncommon repeated regular seldom few unfrequent patchy habitual frequent few and far between isochronal alternate isochronous on-again-off-again on and off unusual sparse exceptional sometime semioccasional broken uneven not habitual scattershot perennial steady constant continuing epochal rhythmic interrupted serial every once in a while at fixed intervals every so often in fits and starts not frequent convulsive jerky spurtive twitching shaky changeable bits and pieces fits and starts in bits and pieces well timed freak repetitive unlooked for at random offhand exclusive especial special particular specific lone single reiterative intervallic orbital annual weekly routine fluctuating yearly daily monthly hourly centennial on certain occasions at various times continued chronic off and on persistent rolling repeating reoccurring chain disconnected punctuated happening at intervals catch-as-catch-can helter-skelter stop-go shifting stop-and-go iterative discontinuing alternating checked rhythmical arrested metrical iterant here and there on again and off again every other now and then by bits and pieces scant unaccustomed scanty limited meager unwonted meagre thin on the ground out of the common like gold dust once in a blue moon as scarce as hens' teeth

Antonym of likely

likely Idiom, Proverb

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