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Definition of may_i

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1. may [ v ] get to or be allowed to do something
Examples: "May I go to the movies tonight?" "Can I have some ice cream?" "We got to play video games all day long"

Used in print:

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

He said , `` Captain , may I speak , please ?

Synonyms may get can Related Terms must_not get calculate

2. May [ n ] the month following April and preceding June

Used in print:

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

The spectacular Mays , who reaches a decade in the big_leagues come May 25 , joined six other sluggers who walloped four home_runs in a span of nine innings .

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

The Pirates jumped_off to an 11 - 3 start by May 1 last year , when the Redbirds as_well_as the Dodgers held them even over the season .

On last May 1 , the Cardinals stood at 7 - 6 , ending a two season fall-off on that milestone .

In 1958 , the_Birds were 3 - 10 on May 1 .

Since 1949 , the St._Louis club has been below .500 on May 1 just four times .

Synonyms May Related Terms Gregorian_calendar_month spring Gregorian_calendar May_Day mid-May Memorial_Day Armed_Forces_Day Commonwealth_Day Mother's_Day

3. may [ v ] expresses permission
Examples: "You may leave now" "Can I have another piece of cake?"

Used in print:

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

May we state with_confidence that in such an exhibition a republic will find its greatest security ?

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

`` Just befoh he left foh his academeh we wuh hevin dack-rihs on the vuhranduh , Major_Roebuck an Ah , an Huhmun says ' May Ah hev one too ' ?

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

Then we have informed a large_number of our crew that when they reach the United_States , they will be punished but that in the meanwhile , they may run loose and are expected to perform their jobs in_good_order .

A great_deal of labor we have as_well , for we are too uncertain of where trust may be placed '' .

Synonyms may might can

4. May [ n ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 472

Synonyms May

5. May [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 264

Synonyms May

6. may [ n ] thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America

Synonyms whitethorn English_hawthorn Crataegus_laevigata Crataegus_oxycantha may Related Terms haw Crataegus

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