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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pos·si·bly /-bli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pos·si·bly, adv. In a possible manner; by possible means; especially, by extreme, remote, or improbable intervention, change, or exercise of power; by a chance; perhaps; as, possibly he may recover.
    Can we . . . possibly his love desert?   --Milton.
    When possibly I can, I will return.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: by chance; "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may
             possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may
             peradventure be thought that there never was such a
             time" [syn: perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap,
      2: with a possibility of becoming actual; "introducing possibly
         dangerous innovations"; "he is potentially dangerous";
         "potentially useful" [syn: potentially]
      3: in a manner or to a degree possible of conceiving; "is it
         possibly true?" [ant: impossibly]
      4: to a degree possible of achievement or by possible means;
         "they can't possibly get here in time for the funeral?"
         [ant: impossibly]