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possible meaning

EN[ˈpɒsᵻbl̩] [ˈpɑsəbl̩]
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    Definition of possible in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpossiblesSUF-ible
    1. A possible one.
      1. COL (rare) A possible choice, notably someone being considered for a position.
        1. Jones is a possible for the new opening in sales.
      2. (rare) A particular event that may happen.
      3. AdjectiveCOMpossiblerCOMmore possibleSUPpossiblestSUPmost possible
        1. (usually not comparable) Able but not certain to happen; neither inevitable nor impossible.
          1. Rain tomorrow is possible, but I wouldn't bet on it. ‎
          2. It's not just possible, it's probable. ‎
        2. (comparable) Capable of being done or achieved; feasible.
          1. It's possible for anyone to learn to pay the bagpipes. ‎
        3. Being considered, e.g. for a position.
          1. Jones and Smith are both possible for the opening in sales. ‎
        4. Apparently valid, likely, plausible.
        5. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • A possible new metabolic pathway was recently demonstrated through oxidation into bioactive compounds such as harman and norharman by heme peroxidases [75 ].
            • The stereocontrol that is possible with this type of chemistry is illustrated in the case of cis- and trans-piperylene.
            • It is also possible that this led to improved strip meniscometry measurements of the volume of pooled tears in the tear meniscus.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The culminating funtivity is a cash grab on a Twister-like mat between two people, in which they stuff as much money into their various pockets, shirt fronts, and orifices as humanly possible.
            • When reconditioning antique furniture, it is important to try to preserve as much of the original finish as possible.
            • Spelching can be avoided by cutting from the outside face in where possible.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. fr possible
            2. en possibler
            3. en possibles
            4. fr possibles
            5. en possibley
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of possible for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "possible" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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