perchance

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adverb per·chance \pər-ˈchan(t)s\

Examples of perchance in a Sentence

  1. To sleep: perchance to dream… Shakespeare, Hamlet

  2. perchance he is playing the devil's advocate, and the opinions he has expressed are not actually his own

Origin and Etymology of perchance

Middle English parchaunce, from Anglo-French par chance, by chance


First Known Use: 14th century


PERCHANCE Defined for English Language Learners

perchance

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adverb per·chance \pər-ˈchan(t)s\

Definition of perchance for English Language Learners

  • : maybe but not definitely


PERCHANCE Defined for Kids

perchance

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adverb per·chance \pər-ˈchans\

Definition of perchance for Students

  1. :  perhaps



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