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Meaning of PERHAPS

Pronunciation:  pur'haps

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  by chance; "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
 

PERHAPS is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: maybe, peradventure, perchance, possibly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*haps"\, adv. [Per + hap chance.]
By chance; peradventure; perchance; it may be.

      And pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may
      be forgiven thee.                        --Acts viii.
                                               22.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blind guess, bold conjecture, conceivably, conjecture, feasibly, guess, haply, hunch, imaginably, it may be, maybe, perchance, possibly, rough guess, shot, speculation, stab, suppose, supposition, surmise, unverified supposition, wild guess
 

 

 

 

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