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maybe

adverb may·be \ ˈmā-bē also ˈme- \
|Updated on: 1 Aug 2018

Examples of maybe in a Sentence

  1. maybe we can make it to the concert, if we hurry

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First Known Use of maybe

15th century

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First Known Use of maybe

1598

in the meaning defined above

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MAYBE Defined for English Language Learners

maybe

Definition of maybe for English Language Learners

  • : possibly but not certainly


maybe

Definition of maybe for English Language Learners

  • : something that is not known for certain


MAYBE Defined for Kids

maybe

adverb may·be \ ˈmā-bē \

Definition of maybe for Students

: possibly but not certainly


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