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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    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. Donald Trump:

    We've added a lot of spice to it, when I say we, maybe it's I, and others perhaps. They see that I am coming here.

  2. Ralph Northam:

    No particular business has been singled out, but businesses where the patrons would be at risk to be confined and whether it would perhaps be more than 10 people, we made the decision to close them.

  3. Donald Penman:

    Our results show that these changes would allow the ocean to absorb an enormous amount of [carbon dioxide] on long time scales; perhaps hiding the warming effects of volcanism in the aftermath of the event.

  4. Timothy Treanor:

    When it becomes about turning in individuals you know and have had good relationships with, it is perhaps a tougher mental hurdle to get over.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I'm a negotiator like you folks, we are negotiators, is there anybody that doesn't renegotiate deals in this room? This room negotiates them -- perhaps more than any other room I've ever spoken in.

Images & Illustrations of perhaps

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