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Main Entry: may
Function: helping verb
Inflected Form(s): past might /()mt/; present singular & plural may 1 a: have permission to <you may go now> b: be in some degree likely to <you may be right> 2 -- used to express a wish or desire <long may she reign> <may the best man win> 3 -- used to express purpose <we exercise so that we may be strong> or possibility of happening <he'll do his duty come what may>