Definitions for shouldʃʊd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word should

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  1. should(Noun)

    A statement of what should be the case as opposed to what is the case.

  2. should(Verb)

    Be obliged to; have an obligation to; ought to;

  3. should(Verb)

    Will likely (become or do something);

    You should be warm enough with that coat.

  4. should(Verb)

    A variant of would.

  5. Origin: sceolde, preterite form of sculan.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Should

    of Shall

  2. Should

    used as an auxiliary verb, to express a conditional or contingent act or state, or as a supposition of an actual fact; also, to express moral obligation (see Shall); e. g.: they should have come last week; if I should go; I should think you could go

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'should' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #88

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'should' in Written Corpus Frequency: #128

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'should' in Verbs Frequency: #20

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