Likelier means more likely. When you say that something is likelier to happen, you mean that there is a greater chance that it will happen.

  • It's likelier that the storm will carry the hurricane further inland.

  • It's likelier that she will get the job because she has the qualifications that the company is looking for.

Definition of likelier


Probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring


(as predicate, followed by to and infinitive) Reasonably to be expected; apparently destined, probable


Appropriate, suitable; believable; having a good potential


Plausible; within the realm of credibility


Promising; apt to achieve success or yield a desired outcome


Attractive; pleasant


Similar; like; alike.

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Example Sentences for likelier

  • 1

    It seems like the she is picky.

  • 2

    The hat seems like it is partible.

  • 3

    This is seems like a sextuple intersection.

  • 4

    The hand likes the knife to be able to cut the heavy.

  • 5

    That is, the opinion appears likely to be baseless and unsound.

  • 6

    The appearance of the toad is somewhat like a leaf.

  • 7

    It seems like an application of the probabilistic method.

  • 8

    It seems like an impolitic move to me.

  • 9

    It seems like she has a pas.

  • 10

    He seems like quite a windbag.