maybe, perhaps, possibly, perchance
Modifies a verb, indicating a lack of certainty.
(as a pro-sentence) Perhaps that is true expressing no commitment to a decision or a neutral viewpoint to a statement.
‘Then add those may-be years thou hast to live ― Dryden.’;
(informal) Something that is possibly true.
(informal) An answer that shows neither agreement nor disagreement.
‘The results of the poll were inconclusive. We got two yeses, three nos, and four maybes.’;
(informal) A future event that may or may not happen.
‘About your raise: it's a big maybe.’;
Perhaps; possibly; peradventure.
‘Maybe the amorous count solicits her.’; ‘In a liberal and, maybe, somewhat reckless way.’;
Possible; probable, but not sure.
‘Then add those maybe years thou hast to live.’;
‘What they offer is mere maybe and shift.’;
‘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’;
‘maybe I won't go back’; ‘he was standing maybe 20 or 30 feet away’;
a mere possibility or probability
‘no ifs, buts, or maybes’;