Belike
Belike Be*like", adv. [Pref. be- (for by) + like.] It is likely or probably; perhaps. [Obs. or Archaic] -- {Be*like"ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Belike, boy, then you are in love. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • belike — [bē līk′] adv. Archaic quite likely; probably …   English World dictionary

  • belike — adverb Likely, probably. He would, belike, never make it home that night, not in his drunken condition …   Wiktionary

  • belike — adverb Date: circa 1500 archaic most likely ; probably …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • belike — /bi luyk /, adv. Archaic. very likely; perhaps; probably. [1525 35; BE + LIKE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • belike — most likely; probably Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • belike — adv. probably (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • belike — ad. (Colloq.) Probably, perhaps, perchance, peradventure, mayhap, it may be, it is likely …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • belike — be·like …   English syllables

  • belike — be•like [[t]bɪˈlaɪk[/t]] adv. archaic very likely; probably • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • belike — /bəˈlaɪk/ (say buh luyk) adverb Archaic very likely; perhaps; probably. {be + like1} …   Australian English dictionary

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