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maybe

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adverb may·be \ˈmā-bē also ˈme-\

Examples of maybe in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of maybe

15th century


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maybe

noun may·be

Definition of maybe

1598

First Known Use of maybe

1598


MAYBE Defined for English Language Learners

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maybe

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adverb may·be \ˈmā-bē also ˈme-\

Definition of maybe for English Language Learners

  • : possibly but not certainly


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maybe

noun may·be

Definition of maybe for English Language Learners

  • : something that is not known for certain


MAYBE Defined for Kids

maybe

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adverb may·be \ˈmā-bē\

Definition of maybe for Students

  1. :  possibly but not certainly



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