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Wiktionary

  1. shouldnoun

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

    Etymology: sceolde, preterite form of sculan.

  2. shouldverb

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

    Etymology: sceolde, preterite form of sculan.

  3. shouldverb

    Will likely (become or do something);

    You should be warm enough with that coat.

    Etymology: sceolde, preterite form of sculan.

  4. shouldverb

    A variant of would.

    Etymology: sceolde, preterite form of sculan.

Webster Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Should

    shood, pa.t. of shall. [A.S. sceolde, pa.t. of sceal; cf. Shall.]

British National Corpus

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHOULD in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHOULD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of SHOULD in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Dempsey:

    I like doing both (acting and racing) and I should be able to do both.

  2. Peter Coleman:

    LNG should be able to stand on its own as its own commodity.

  3. Raul Labrador:

    I do think the establishment in Washington really wants one person to be coronated, and I don't think that should be the process.

  4. Principal Carol Campbell:

    The perspective of the teacher does not reflect nor support our approach to educating students on sexual assault, a strong contradictory argument should be accompanied by counter arguments from credible sources. In this case, the document was shared with many students and staff with very little context. We apologize for any harm or negative impact.

  5. Falah Alamri:

    OPEC and non-OPEC countries should act promptly to rebalance world oil supply and demand or the damage could be deeper and take time to recover.

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