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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

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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. Dale Vince:

    We thought, you know what, what we can do with this is actually bring our message to a new world, the world of soccer -- relatively untouched by eco stuff. Our work is on the issues of energy, transport and food; and within soccer you find that, like a stick of rock, written through the middle. So we decided to dive in, rescue the club, create the greenest soccer club perhaps in the world and use that as a way to reach a totally different audience.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Mother-in-law and daughter-in-law fight like snake and mongoose, no one knows who is who actually and none can perhaps ever predict who will win eventually.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Perhaps the only way for a husband to know the true mind graph of his wife is to make her laugh wildly or annoy her deeply enough; else she can hide many secrets from him all throughout her life.

  4. Nigel Unwin:

    It could be related to a variety of effects – such as poorer access to healthy food, less opportunity for physical activity, perhaps greater psychological stress which of itself might increase diabetes risk.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    There are legitimate questions, im not accusing anyone of anything, it is perhaps the way he says... but there are a lot of legitimatequestions that I think are important to answer, not just as a member of Congress tohis constituency, but in Republican House if he wants to continue serving in this important role.

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