perhaps


1per·haps

adverb \pər-ˈhaps, ˈpraps\

: possibly but not certainly

Full Definition of PERHAPS

:  possibly but not certainly :  maybe

Examples of PERHAPS

  1. <perhaps we will not have to take this exam, but I doubt it>

Origin of PERHAPS

per + hap
First Known Use: 1528

2perhaps

noun

Definition of PERHAPS

:  something open to doubt or conjecture

First Known Use of PERHAPS

1534

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