Definition for maybe

adverb as in possibly

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Palm-sized disks, they’re the same weight as styrofoam with a scant sprinkle of flavor crystals, salt or maybe cinnamon, dusting the top and coating the crevices between each grain of puffy rice.

From Eater

They started off the investigation, trying to brush it off as maybe it’s just another case.

There’s a few new sensors, and the software has made strides, but maybe the best new feature is the line of new one-piece watchbands Apple calls the Solo Loop.

From Fortune

Between the 1970s and today, for example, the number of wild Atlantic salmon out there has been cut in half or maybe more, going from 8 to 10 million to just 3 to 4 million.

That’s good when you control the game script but maybe not against tougher opponents.

“Our first few months we had maybe one client and then we went on The Tyra Banks Show,” says James.

Except for maybe his brainiac wife… but she could do better anyway.

But maybe you have to start somewhere else — with Lamont Waltman Marvin, Monty, his father, the Chief, the old man.

I was out, maybe in the Great Barrier Reef catching black marlin.

Who knew that “we shall overcome” meant “we, the few, shall book covers every decade or so, maybe, sometimes, if we are in style.”

Maybe it didn't feel good to be on the hurricane deck of a good horse once more!

Maybe you never stopped to think that none of our family have necks—so far as you can notice.

Few knew—in fact maybe only one other, and that was her husband—or appreciated how much that false testimony had cost her.

Some time this summer we are going to get up a nice crowd and sail as far as Bar Harbor—maybe.

“Well, Hen knows how to kill snakes, but maybe she is a poor judge of character,” laughed Amy.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maybe, such as: perchance, perhaps, as it may be, can be, conceivable, and conceivably.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.