|1.||capable of existing, taking place, or proving true without contravention of any natural law|
|2.||capable of being achieved: it is not possible to finish in three weeks|
|3.||having potential or capabilities for favourable use or development: the idea is a possible money-spinner|
|4.||that may or may not happen or have happened; feasible but less than probable: it is possible that man will live on Mars|
|5.||logic (of a statement, formula, etc) capable of being true under some interpretation, or in some circumstances. Usual symbol: Mp or ◇p, where p is the given expression|
|6.||another word for possibility|
|usage Although it is very common to talk about something being very possible or more possible, these uses are generally thought to be incorrect, since possible describes an absolute state, and therefore something can only be possible or not possible: it is very likely (not very possible) that he will resign; it has now become easier (not more possible) to obtain an entry visa|
see as far as possible; as soon as possible.