Maybe they'll come tomorrow.
Maybe you were right after all.
Maybe Ted would like to go.
Maybe we should start again.
"Are you coming to Kelly's party?" "Maybe."
- "Is she old?" "Fairly old - late sixties maybe."
- "Can we go to the park after school?" "Maybe - it depends whether I get all my work finished."
- Maybe you'll get a letter from Daddy in the post today.
- I think maybe I ought to go round there and apologize for what I said.
- "Are you going out tonight?" "Maybe, maybe not - I haven't decided yet."
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Maybe or may be?We use maybe and may be to talk about possibility. They are often confused because we use them both when we think that something is possible but we are not certain. …
Maybe as an adverbMaybe /ˈmeɪbi/ is an adverb and it means the same as perhaps. It is written as one word: …
May beIn the phrase may be /meɪ bi:/ may is a modal verb and be is a main or auxiliary verb. Here may and be are two separate words, whereas maybe is one word: …