Definitions for perhapspərˈhæps
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word perhaps
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Origin of perhaps:
1520–30; See per , hap1, -s1
possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventure(adverb)
"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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
This question is perhaps a little difficult for her.
indicates a suggestion or advice
Perhaps we should call to make sure she got home safely.
by chance; peradventure; perchance; it may be
Perhaps is the fourth album released by the Scottish New Wave band, Associates. It is the first album without founding multi-instrumentalist Alan Rankine.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'perhaps' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #258
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'perhaps' in Written Corpus Frequency: #248
Rank popularity for the word 'perhaps' in Adverbs Frequency: #40
Translations for perhaps
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
Perhaps it will rain.
- dalk, miskienAfrikaans
- може биBulgarian
- talvezPortuguese (BR)
- quizás, tal vezSpanish
- kannski, ef til villIcelandic
- iespējams, varbūtLatvian
- boleh jadiMalay
- kanskje, muligensNorwegian
- być możePolish
- بويه، ښايي، شايد، ودى شىPashto
- kanske, möjligenSwedish
- 也許Chinese (Trad.)
- có thểVietnamese
- 也许Chinese (Simp.)
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