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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Possible  \Pos"si*ble\,  a.  [F.,  fr  L.  possibilis  fr  posse  to 
  be  able,  to  have  power;  potis  able,  capable  +  esse  to  be  See 
  {Potent},  {Am},  and  cf  {Host}  a  landlord.] 
  Capable  of  existing  or  occurring,  or  of  being  conceived  or 
  thought  of  able  to  happen;  capable  of  being  done  not 
  contrary  to  the  nature  of  things  --  sometimes  used  to 
  express  extreme  improbability;  barely  able  to  be  or  to  come 
  to  pass;  as  possibly  he  is  honest,  as  it  is  possible  that 
  Judas  meant  no  wrong 
 
  With  God  all  things  are  possible.  --Matt.  xix. 
  26. 
 
  Syn:  Practicable;  likely.  See  {Practicable}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  possible 
  adj  1:  capable  of  happening  or  existing;  "a  breakthrough  may  be 
  possible  next  year";  "anything  is  possible";  "warned 
  of  possible  consequences"  [ant:  {impossible}] 
  2:  existing  in  possibility;  "a  potential  problem";  "possible 
  uses  of  nuclear  poser"  [syn:  {potential}]  [ant:  {actual}] 
  3:  possible  to  conceive  or  imagine;  "that  is  one  possible 
  answer"  [syn:  {conceivable},  {imaginable}] 
  n  1:  something  that  can  be  done  "politics  is  the  art  of  the 
  possible" 
  2:  an  applicant  who  might  be  suitable 




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