possible

Something that’s possible is something that can happen, something that can be done, or something capable of existing.

You can use possible to talk about anything that might happen. If you work really hard for a test, and you show you know the material, it’s possible that you’ll get an A. For a really hard problem like inventing a car that doesn’t use gas, you’ll need to pursue many possible solutions. If you write science fiction, you like to imagine possible worlds. Anything is possible, if you just put your mind to it!

Definitions of possible
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adj capable of happening or existing

“a breakthrough may be possible next year”
“anything is possible
“warned of possible consequences”
Synonyms:
likely
has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
accomplishable, achievable, doable, manageable, realizable
capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
affirmable, assertable
capable of being affirmed or asserted
attainable, come-at-able
capable of being attained or accomplished
contingent
possible but not certain to occur
executable, feasible, practicable, viable, workable
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
mathematical
statistically possible though highly improbable
practical
concerned with actual use or practice
realistic
aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
thinkable
capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
Antonyms:
impossible
not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with
hopeless
without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
hopeless
certain to fail
impracticable, infeasible, unfeasible, unworkable
not capable of being carried out or put into practice
out
not worth considering as a possibility
unachievable, unattainable, undoable, unrealizable
impossible to achieve
impractical
not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
unrealistic
not realistic
insurmountable, unsurmountable
not capable of being surmounted or overcome
unthinkable
incapable of being conceived or considered
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adj existing in possibility

possible uses of nuclear power”
Synonyms:
potential
latent
potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
Antonyms:
actual, existent
presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
effective
existing in fact; not theoretical; real
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n something that can be done

“politics is the art of the possible
Type of:
opening, possibility, possible action
a possible alternative

n an applicant who might be suitable

Type of:
applicant, applier
a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

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