What does Perhaps mean?

Definitions for Perhaps
pərˈhæpsPer·haps

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Perhaps.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventure(adverb)

    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. Perhaps(adverb)

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Perhaps in sign language?

  1. perhaps

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. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie:

    Again, in retrospect, perhaps we would have done things differently but his suicide attempts were back in '08 and '09. This was 2015. I don't know that the physician knew about the missing person report, and we weren't there at the time to see what actually happened. That's one of the challenges with looking at medical records afterward and why it's so important to do good documentation.

  2. Frank Graves:

    The official debates are going to be the big enchilada, perhaps more so than for any national debates in our history.

  3. Val Demings of Florida:

    We have no reason to believe that The President has learned anything, if The President had, perhaps The President would have began the State of the Union address the other night by apologizing to the American people. That what The President did was wrong and The President's regretful for it. We haven't heard that.

  4. Joseph Ferrari:

    At least if they lack effort, it gives the impression that perhaps they do have ability.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A comedian is perhaps the only person who is admired as well as paid handsomely for speaking out the truth honestly in his profession by the people.

Images & Illustrations of Perhaps

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    • A. ternion
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