May Definition

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1. “An actor may fumble his lines,” Clarence Darrow once wrote, “but a lawyer needs to be letter-perfect.” 1
2. “Your boyfriend is a caveman,” may have been a compliment to some ancient humans. 1
3. (Applause.) The 2009 National Medal of Arts to Maya Lin, for her profound work as an architect, artist, and environmentalist. 0
4. (Check Credit Addict for competitive offers.) Your bank may not agree to match the terms, but it probably will. 1
5. (Chirping sound.) That may not sound like much–but it's the loudest animal in the world. For its size, that is. The insect called the water boatman is two millimeters long. 1
6. (Source; Voice of America news; issued may 29, 2007) Russia has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile and a tactical shorter range cruise missile. 1
7. (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed. 1
8. (You can read the full decision here.)If the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals were to overturn Walker's decision, the Supreme Court may be less likely to rule on the case. 1
9. 'But everything's curious today. I think I may as well go in at once. 1
10. 'He's' may be a contraction of 'he is' or 'he has'. 1
11. 'Hello, may I speak to Jim Smith?' 'Yes, speaking' . 1
12. 'I am cool now,'said Monsieur the Marquis,'and may go to bed.'. 1
13. 'It may rain,' he observed. 1
14. 'It may seem like an all-powerful creditor and weak, supplicant debtors, but the debtor countries and the surplus country are locked in a mutual embrace that is problematic for both of them. 1
15. 'It was in April no, may,' he said, correcting himself. 1
16. 'Lord Jesus, I give myself to you for this day that your Holy Spirit may have His way in me today. ' Make that your morning prayer. 'THINE (not mine) IS THE POWER. 1
17. 'Okay, so maybe I was a little bit scared,' Jenny admitted. 1
18. 'she looks a little haggard, but not too thin. Maybe a little thinner than before. 0
19. 'Some have proposed it as another reference to 2012, but I remain rather unconvinced, ' said David Stuart, a specialist in Mayan epigraphy at the University of Texas at Austin. 0
20. 'Temporaries carries it all before 'em here, I find, but though there's a excellent party-wall between this house and the next, I mayn't exactly like to go to it, Mrs Richards, notwithstanding!' 1
21. 'The financial markets may not be recognizing the risks of a sudden drop-off. They're still not used to China's outsized swings.' 1
22. 'The introvert may shut out the extravert, perhaps while silently nodding, or stop trying to contribute,' she says. 1
23. 'This may have recalled the brave hand-to-hand combat of the Korean War and China's players may fight well, but this is still a loss of face, ' wrote a Weibo user going by the name of Liu Zhe. 2
24. 'Xerox' is a proprietary name and may not be used by other makers of photocopiers. 1
25. 'You may find it hurts a little at first.' 'Right.' 1
26. " A bodybuilder, for example, may be 8% body fat, yet at two hundred and fifty pounds may be considered "over-weight" by a typical height-weight chart." (Body Composition vs. 2
27. " Anyone can be a fisherman in may. 1
28. " Ay, indeed! " cried good old Mr. Wilson. " What little bird of scarlet plumage may this be? ". 1
29. " Come around, " he said, " the first of next week. I may make some changes then. " 1
30. " Depending on the economic essence and speciality, the standpoint of "contingent stockholder"s equity" may be the best affirmance of ESO. 1
 

May

[mā]

VERB

mays (plural noun)

  - expressing possibility.

  - expressing permission.

  - expressing a wish or hope.

NOUN

Mays (plural noun) · one's May (noun) · one's Mays (plural noun)

  - the hawthorn or its blossom.

NOUN

  - the fifth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the last month of spring.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En