Meaning & Definition of Perhaps in English
1. 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"
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Examples of using
It's the police, perhaps we should get out of their way.
They say that in America anyone can become president, but perhaps that's not really true.
Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.