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may

Definition of may:

part of speech: verb

An auxiliary verb expressing liberty, desire, or wish; to be able; to be possible, as it may be so; to be permitted or allowed; to be by chance, as how old may he be.

part of speech: noun

The fifth month of the year.

Usage examples:

  • He may do anything. Virginia Woolf in "Night and Day".
  • May I come out tomorrow night? Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • And may I see them? Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • Ye may there's nothin' in it. Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".

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