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.

  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.

  3. maybeadverb

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

  4. maybeadjective

    Possible; uncertain.

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

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

Wikipedia

  1. Maybe

    Maybe means yes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maybeadverb

    perhaps; possibly; peradventure

  2. Maybeadjective

    possible; probable, but not sure

  3. Maybenoun

    possibility; uncertainty

  4. 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

  2. beamy

  3. embay

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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. Jennifer Coolidge:

    Someone in the press down there told me that Elle Woods, Reese is coming back as a mother and I haven't heard that. Maybe these people are ahead of the game or maybe they're just trying to throw that at me. I haven't heard anything.

  2. Ryan Macauley:

    In the back of my mind I just prayed that maybe his phone died, he didn’t have a phone charger with him, that he was sleeping, as soon as that page loaded and I saw his name first, I had to walk out of work because I was just so devastated.

  3. John Morton:

    Maybe that should be reexamined, especially because Medicare patients are some of our highest-risk patients who could benefit even more.

  4. Scott Sicherer:

    It's what a lot of families call trying to be' bite safe.' it's not that you're curing the allergy ; it's not that you're going to be able to eat peanut butter sandwiches, it's really just to have a better threshold so that if you accidentally ate something that had a little bit of peanut in it, maybe you wouldn't have a reaction or the reaction wouldn't be so bad.

  5. Bette Davis:

    We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.

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