MAY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• May Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The merrymaking of May Day.
  2. (n.) The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  3. (v.) An auxiliary verb qualifyng the meaning of another verb, by expressing: (a) Ability, competency, or possibility; -- now oftener expressed by can.
  4. (n.) The early part or springtime of life.
  5. (n.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn.
  6. (n.) A maiden.


Synonyms:
Can, Get, Might, Whitethorn,

• May laws Definition & Synonyms

  1. () See Kulturkampf, above.
  2. () In Russia, severe oppressive laws against Jews, which have given occasion for great persecution; -- so called because they received the assent of the czar in May, 1882, and because likened to the Prussian May laws (see Kulturkampf).


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