What does Perhaps mean?

Definitions for Perhaps
pərˈhæpsPer·haps

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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
    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. Neil deGrasse Tyson:

    We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.

  2. Helge Braun:

    Given that, we are optimistic that the chancellor is perhaps not infected at all.

  3. George Gordon Byron:

    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

  4. Avigdor Lieberman:

    Their presence will only cause problems and damage. Get rid of the Iranians and we can, perhaps, change our mode of life here.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Images & Illustrations of Perhaps

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