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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Perhaps in sign language?

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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. Ellen Mowry:

    That being said, if the results are true, there are many compounds in coffee, so it's not clear which compound might be the cause. Caffeine is an attractive candidate and can impact the immune system, so perhaps it helps to combat the autoimmune process in some way.

  2. The Paris-based IEA:

    The number could be higher of course and many senior international oil company figures have said so but there is a lingering feeling that the big fall-off in production from U.S. shale producers is taking an awful long time to happen. Perhaps resilience still has some way to go.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    What he's saying to the world and our own foreign policy establishment is we are not going to adhere to all the beliefs and myths of the last 50 years which is more nukes are bad, less nukes are good, that is not always true, and we are not going to be perusing nuclear reduction agreements with the Russians in the hungry way that Obama did and then end up with little and perhaps making us worse off.

  4. Andrew Milligan:

    Very clearly when we all thought that the main trade tensions in the world were between the U.S. and China or perhaps between the U.S. and Europe, we hadn't realized there will be another trade tension with Mexico ... and it raises concerns about who the next country may be.

  5. Dan Gillian:

    It’s a very tough budget environment ... and I don't think that you'll see Boeing do what we've done perhaps in the past.

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