may·be /ˈmebi ||ˈmɛ-/
May·be adv. Perhaps; possibly; peradventure.
Maybe the amorous count solicits her. --Shak.
In a liberal and, maybe, somewhat reckless way. --Tylor.
May·be, a. Possible; probable, but not sure. [R.]
Then add those maybe years thou hast to live. --Driden.
May·be, n. Possibility; uncertainty. [R.]
What they offer is mere maybe and shift. --Creech.
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" [syn: possibly, perchance, perhaps, mayhap,