What does Maybe mean?

Definitions for Maybe
ˈmeɪ biMaybe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventureadverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. maybenoun

    Something that is possibly true.

    Etymology: From an ellipsis of , equivalent to . Compare mayhap.

  2. maybenoun

    An answer that shows neither agreement nor disagreement.

    The results of the poll were inconclusive. We got two yeses, three nos, and four maybes.

    Etymology: From an ellipsis of , equivalent to . Compare mayhap.

  3. maybeadverb

    (as a pro-sentence) perhaps that is true (expressing no commitment to a decision or a neutral viewpoint to a statement)

    Etymology: From an ellipsis of , equivalent to . Compare mayhap.

  4. maybeadjective

    Possible; uncertain.

    Then add those may-be years thou hast to live u2015 Dryden.

    Etymology: From an ellipsis of , equivalent to . Compare mayhap.

Wikipedia

  1. Maybe

    Maybe means yes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maybeadverb

    perhaps; possibly; peradventure

    Etymology: [For it may be.]

  2. Maybeadjective

    possible; probable, but not sure

    Etymology: [For it may be.]

  3. Maybenoun

    possibility; uncertainty

    Etymology: [For it may be.]

Freebase

  1. Maybe

    "Maybe" is a song performed by all-female German pop group No Angels. It was written and composed by Pelle Ankarberg, Niclas Molinder, Maryann Morgan, and Joacim Persson and originally recorded by American-Norwegian pop singer Trine Rein, featuring strings by violinist Andreas Ljones. An uplifting rock pop song that features a heavy guitar riff sample, it incorporates an uncredited sample of The Beatles' 1969 number-one record "Come Together", while its lyrics revolve around relationship that is built upon contingence and hesitancy. In October 2006, Rein and Ljones qualified for the Melodi Grand Prix 2007 with the song, the television show in which the Norwegian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 was chosen. It eventually finished the contest in the final round, losing to Guri Schanke's "Ven a bailar conmigo". The same year, "Maybe" was also recorded by the re-formed No Angels for their fourth studio album, Destiny. Produced by frequent collaborators Twin from Redfly Music, it was selected as album's second single and released on June 15, 2007 in German-speaking Europe, where it reached number 36 on the German Singles Chart and number 62 on the Ö3 Austria Top 40 chart, becoming one of the band's lowest-charting single up to that date.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Maybe' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1342

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Maybe' in Written Corpus Frequency: #322

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Maybe' in Adverbs Frequency: #98

Anagrams for Maybe »

  1. abyme, beamy, embay

  2. Abyme

  3. Beamy

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maybe in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maybe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Maybe in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Foley:

    This could be a warning system, so if you see a star start to shake around a bit, start acting up, then maybe we should pay more attention and really try to understand what's going on there before it explodes. As we find more and more of these supernovas with this sort of excellent data set, we'll be able to understand better what's happening in the last few years of a star's life.

  2. Bonnie Bruno:

    I was told, and I quote, ‘Well, she's gone missing before, maybe she'll come back,' i believe if my daughter was a white girl, they would have taken all my leads seriously.

  3. Andy Murray:

    I think in grand slams you have to try to conserve energy when you can really because the two weeks can be quite draining physically and mentally, if you can get yourself off the court quickly, capitalize if your opponent maybe isn't playing as well, if you're on your game, try to push yourself to keep playing that way. It can pay off toward the end of the tournament.

  4. Di Maria:

    We've been doing things properly for years now and maybe this year it will come right.

  5. Anna Shillinglaw:

    We're all built differently, maybe people can lose weight if they walked more and ate less, but it's so easy to say that. Everyone has their things in life.

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