English translation of शायद
शायदPowered by COBUILD /shayada/
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1. maybe adverb
You use maybe to express uncertainty, for example when you do not know that something is definitely true.
⇒ Maybe she is in love. ⇒ I do think about having children, maybe when I'm 40. ⇒ 'Is she coming back?' — 'Maybe.'
2. perhaps adverb
You use perhaps to indicate that you are not sure whether something is true, possible, or likely.
⇒ In the end they lost millions, perhaps billions. ⇒ It was big, perhaps three feet long and almost as high. ⇒ Perhaps the message will get through.
3. possibly adverb
You use possibly to indicate that you are not sure whether something is true or will happen.
⇒ 'What do you estimate they're worth?' — 'Possibly two hundred thousand dollars.'
4. presumably adverb
If you say that something is presumably the case, you mean that you think it is true, although you are not certain.
⇒ Presumably the front door was locked? ⇒ He went to the hotel reception desk, presumably to check out.
5. probably adverb
If you say that something is probably true, you think that it is likely to be true, although you are not sure.
⇒ You probably won't understand this word. ⇒ Van Gogh is probably the best-known painter in the world.
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Translation of शायद from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary