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  • verbgrant permission
  • verbconcede possibility

synonyms for may

  • can
  • be allowed
  • be authorized
  • be permitted
  • can do
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How to use may in a sentence

A Customs and Border Protection staffer told top administration officials Thursday the agency is projecting a peak of 13,000 unaccompanied children crossing the border in May, sources directly familiar with the discussion told Axios.
RECORD 13,000 UNACCOMPANIED MIGRANT KIDS PROJECTED TO CROSS THE U.S. BORDER IN MAYSTEF W. KIGHTFEBRUARY 26, 2021AXIOS
The earliest that could happen is May — too late, say landlords, who argue that without access to the court, they can’t remove bad or violent tenants putting other residents at risk.
JUDGE DENIES DISTRICT’S LATEST REQUEST TO STOP EVICTION FILINGSKYLE SWENSONFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Earlier this month, Moore announced that in May he would end his four-year tenure at the New York City-based Robin Hood Foundation, a nonprofit group that works on anti-poverty measures.
AUTHOR, ACTIVIST WES MOORE WEIGHS BID FOR MARYLAND GOVERNORERIN COXFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
China’s first trip to Mars will also attempt the difficult task of landing sometime in May or June.
WHAT MARS EXPLORATION MEANS FOR INTERNATIONAL POLITICS BACK ON EARTHTIM FERNHOLZFEBRUARY 18, 2021QUARTZ
Carolyn LydenDirector of Search ContentGoogle told site owners in May that Core Web Vitals would become part of its algorithms in 2021, and most SEOs have been working to improve their metrics before the launch.
ARE CORE WEB VITALS WORTH THE TROUBLE? AND CONFUSION AROUND PASSAGE RANKING; TUESDAY’S DAILY BRIEFCAROLYN LYDENFEBRUARY 16, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Since launching in May, we have interviewed more than two dozen executives and CEOs.
CAPITALISM DELIVERED PROMISE, AND FACED A RECKONING, IN 2020EBEN SHAPIRODECEMBER 20, 2020TIME
The Facebook Oversight Board is an independent body set up by Facebook in May to review decisions to take down controversial posts.
FACEBOOK’S OVERSIGHT BOARD IS REVIEWING ITS FIRST CASES. CRITICS SAY IT WON'T SOLVE THE PLATFORM'S BIGGEST PROBLEMSBILLY PERRIGODECEMBER 7, 2020TIME
We launched the series in May, on the premise that the twin crises facing the country—health care and economic—acutely demonstrated the need for strong leadership.
PIVOT. DELEGATE. ‘BE AN ADULT FOR GOODNESS’ SAKE.’ LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE WORLD’S TOP CEOSEBEN SHAPIROAUGUST 30, 2020TIME
April was the worst month, May was a less worse month, June was better, and in fact July was even better than June.
BANK OF AMERICA CEO BRIAN MOYNIHAN IS STILL OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE ECONOMY—AND THE LURE OF CASHEBEN SHAPIROAUGUST 9, 2020TIME
A program it launched in May lets companies pay a fee to have Guild assist laid-off workers in finding new jobs.
MILLIONS OF AMERICANS HAVE LOST JOBS IN THE PANDEMIC—AND ROBOTS AND AI ARE REPLACING THEM FASTER THAN EVERALANA SEMUELSAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO MAY

  • be capable of
  • be equal to
  • be up to
  • be within one's area
  • be within one's control
  • can do
  • commit
  • could
  • cut the mustard
  • have it made
  • lie in one's power
  • make it
  • make out
  • make the grade
  • manage
  • may
  • take care of
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