What does WOULD mean?

Definitions for WOULD
wʊd; unstressed wədWOULD

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Wiktionary

  1. would(Verb)

    As a past-tense form of will.

  2. would(Verb)

    As a modal verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Would

    of Will

    Etymology: [OE. & AS. wolde. See Will, v. t.]

  2. Would(verb)

    commonly used as an auxiliary verb, either in the past tense or in the conditional or optative present. See 2d & 3d Will

    Etymology: [OE. & AS. wolde. See Will, v. t.]

  3. Would(noun)

    see 2d Weld

    Etymology: [OE. & AS. wolde. See Will, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Would

    wood, pa.t. of will.—adj. Would′-be, aspiring, trying, or merely professing to be.—n. a vain pretender. [A.S. wolde, pa.t. of willan.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WOULD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #43

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WOULD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #55

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WOULD' in Verbs Frequency: #6

How to pronounce WOULD?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say WOULD in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WOULD in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WOULD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of WOULD in a Sentence

  1. Rafael Nadal:

    This tournament marks the start of my favorite part of the season, i know that I have to play better than what I did. I'm working to be playing well again as soon as possible. If I did not believe in my chances, I would not be here. I would be doing other stuff, because I already achieved all the things I needed to do in my career. I still have the passion and motivation to keep playing tennis.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    The notion that we're gonna deport 11, 12 million people from this country - first of all, I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money’s gonna come from. It would cost us hundreds of billions of dollars to execute that, imagine the images on the screen flashed around the world as we were dragging parents away from their children, and putting them in what, detention centers, and then systematically sending them out.

  3. Paul Pogba:

    I've come back home, I'm happy... it's just a great feeling, i would say it's destiny... I didn't finish what I started here so I think I came here to finish it.

  4. Danny Russel:

    Kim would like nothing better than to drag the U.S. into prolonged negotiations over America's military presence in the South, but what the North Koreans are more likely to have in mind for Singapore is a quick win via a vague declaration that the two leaders commit to preserving peace and to reaching a permanent peace arrangement.

  5. Peter Pitts:

    It would be very undemocratic not to let the other senators have their say.

Images & Illustrations of WOULD

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