What does may well be mean?

What does may well be mean?

What does may well be mean?

used for saying that something is fairly likely to be true or is fairly likely to happen. What you say may very well be true. A small technical error may easily result in a serious accident. it may well be that: It may well be that the information is not available.

Could may well be?

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English may/might/could wellused to say that something is likely to happen or is likely to be true What you say may well be true. You could try the drugstore, but it might well be closed by now.

What may well?

B2. If you say that something may well happen, you mean that it is likely to happen: She may well not want to travel alone. Possible and probable. always.

How do you use may well in a sentence?

May-well sentence example

  1. But I must be certain as it may well be the one I slayed as she squatted ignominiously on the toilet.
  2. She may well think you’ve gone mad.

Is it might as well or may as well?

They are both fairly informal. Might as well is more common than may as well: You might as well get a taxi from the station.

Could well or might well?

It’s part of a common idiomatic usage. We say “could well be” (or “may well be” or “might well be”) to mean that something is entirely possible. The same kind of construction works with other verbs and tenses, too. – “Their plot might well have succeeded if the police had arrived too late to stop them.”

What does may vary mean?

1 to undergo or cause to undergo change, alteration, or modification in appearance, character, form, attribute, etc. 2 to be different or cause to be different; be subject to change.

Is may as well correct?

Both the phrases “may as well” and “might as well” mean the same; they are interchangeable. You use either to suggest that something should be done or accepted because there’s no other better alternative or good reason not to do it. For examples: We may/might as well go home.

How do you use may as well?

1 —used to say that something should be done or accepted because it cannot be avoided or because there is no good reason not to do it You might as well tell them the truth. We may as well begin now. (informal) “Should we start now?” “Might as well.”

Is Might as well a saying?

a phrase indicating that it is probably better to do something than not to do it. 1: If you are going all the way to [some place], you might as well pick [something] up. 2: If someone is still not happy, then they might as well just hang themselves.