Synonyms

1. May

noun. the month following April and preceding June.

Synonyms

  • Armed Forces Day
  • Commonwealth Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Mother's Day
  • Gregorian calendar
  • Empire day
  • New Style calendar
  • May 24
  • Decoration Day
  • May 1
  • mid-May
  • Gregorian calendar month
  • First of May

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Words that Rhyme with May

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

How do you pronounce may?

Pronounce may as meɪ.

US - How to pronounce may in American English

UK - How to pronounce may in British English

Example sentences of the word may


1. Modal
You may need to remove the power steering drive belt first.

Quotes containing the word may


1. Don’t walk in front of me… I may not followDon’t walk behind me… I may not leadWalk beside me… just be my friend
- Albert Camus

2. I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
- Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

3. Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.
- Mark Twain

2. devil-may-care

adjective. marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness.

Synonyms

  • unconventional
  • rakish

Antonyms

  • clearheaded
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness

3. mid-May

noun. the middle part of May.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

4. devil-may-care

adjective. cheerfully irresponsible.

Synonyms

  • irresponsible
  • harum-scarum
  • happy-go-lucky
  • carefree
  • freewheeling

Antonyms

  • troubled
  • restrained
  • unfashionable
  • unconventionality

5. may

noun. ['ˈmeɪ'] 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

  • genus Crataegus
  • hawthorn
  • Crataegus oxycantha
  • haw
  • Crataegus
  • Crataegus laevigata
  • whitethorn

Etymology

  • magan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mai (French)
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