may Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “may” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "may" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

maymodal verb

uk   us   /meɪ/

may modal verb (POSSIBILITY)

A2 used to ​expresspossibility: There may be other ​problems that we don't ​know about. I may ​see you ​tomorrow before I ​leave. The ​cause of the ​accident may never be ​discovered. The ​explosion may have been ​caused by a ​faultyelectricalconnection. We'd ​better not ​interfere - she may not like it. There may be some ​evidence to ​suggest she's ​guilty, but it's ​hardlyconclusive.
More examples

may modal verb (PERMISSION)

B1 formal used to ​ask or give ​permission: A ​reader may ​borrow up to six ​books at any one ​time. "May I ​help myself to some more ​food?" "Yes, of ​course." Hi, my name's Tiffany. How may I ​help you?
More examples

may modal verb (WISH)

formal used to ​introduce a ​wish or a ​hope: May you have a ​long and ​fruitfulmarriage.

maynoun [U]

uk   us   /meɪ/ (also may blossom)
the ​flowers of the hawthorntree

Maynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /meɪ/
A1 the fifth ​month of the ​year, after ​April and before ​June: My mother's ​birthday is in May. They got ​married on 12 May. We're ​supposed to be ​moving into new ​offices next May.
More examples
  • We went to Crete last May.
  • His ​birthday is in May.
(Definition of may from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "may" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

maymodal verb

 us   /meɪ/ (present tense may, past tense might  /mɑɪt/ )

may modal verb (POSSIBILITY)

used to ​expresspossibility: She said she may ​decide to ​accept the ​joboffer and may not.

may modal verb (PERMISSION)

used to ​ask or give ​permission: May I use ​yourtelephone?

may modal verb (SUGGESTION)

used to make a ​suggestion or ​suggest a ​possibility in a ​polite way: You may ​want to have a ​bite to ​eat before you ​leave.

Maynoun [C/U]

 us   /meɪ/
the fifth ​month of the ​year, after ​April and before ​June
(Definition of may from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de may
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Palabra del día

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Aprende más 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Aprende más