What does Perhaps mean?

Definitions for Perhaps
pərˈhæpsPer·haps

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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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perhapsadverb

    by chance; peradventure; perchance; it may be

    Etymology: [Per + hap chance.]

Freebase

  1. Perhaps

    Perhaps is the fourth album released by the Scottish New Wave band, Associates. It is the first album without founding multi-instrumentalist Alan Rankine.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perhaps

    per-haps′, adv. it may be: possibly.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Perhaps' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #258

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Perhaps' in Written Corpus Frequency: #248

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Perhaps' in Adverbs Frequency: #40

How to pronounce Perhaps?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Perhaps in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Perhaps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Perhaps in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Alan Armstrong:

    Right now our focus ought to be really crisp execution, running the business. That opportunity sits out there as upside, perhaps, in the future.

  2. Maxine Waters:

    He's obviously afraid that we are going to learn more about his relationships with Deutsche Bank, more about his bank records, perhaps, more about whether or not there is money laundering that has been involved in some ways. We have enough information and we have enough to help us to guide us moving forward to help us with these subpoenas.

  3. Senate Republican:

    The grave question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether the President committed an act so extreme and egregious that it rises to the level of a high crime and misdemeanor. Yes, he did, corrupting an election to keep oneself in office is perhaps the most abusive and destructive violation of one's oath of office that I can imagine.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    When your leadership fails, the followers are the ones to blame or perhaps, there is poor leadership on the side of the leading figure.

  5. Daniel Webster:

    We may be tossed upon an ocean where we can see no land—nor, perhaps, the sun or stars. But there is a chart and a compass for us to study, to consult, and to obey. That chart is the Constitution.

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