Meaning: has a good chance of being the case or of coming about; "these services are likely to be available to us all before long"; "she is likely to forget"; "a likely place for a restaurant"; "the broken limb is likely to fall"; "rain is likely"; "a likely topic for investigation"; "likely candidates for the job"
Meaning: likely but not certain to be or become true or real; "a likely result"; "he foresaw a probable loss"
meaning of the word
probably, likely, in_all_likelihood, in_all_probability, belike
Meaning: with considerable certainty; without much doubt; "He is probably out of the country"; "in all likelihood we are headed for war"