Quick answer
"Likely" is an adjective which is often translated as "probable", and "possible" is an adjective which is often translated as "posible". Learn more about the difference between "likely" and "possible" below.
likely(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (probable)
a. probable
It's likely to snow tonight.Es probable que nieva esta noche.
2. (suitable)
a. adecuado
George is the likely choice to be our next coach.George es la elección adecuada para ser nuestro próximo entrenador.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (without much doubt)
a. probablemente
You'll likely hear the pop star's new hit before the end of the month.Probablemente se escuchará el nuevo éxito de la estrella de pop antes del fin de mes.
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possible(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (feasible)
a. posible
It is possible to win the match.Es posible ganar el partido.
It's not possible to cook as well as she can. No es posible cocinar tan bien como ella.
2. (conceivable)
a. posible
There is no possible reason for his resignation.No hay motivo posible para su dimisión.
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