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?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    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. Dick Pound:

    They( World Anti-Doping Agency) could certainly ask the IOC if they would do that( re-test samples) by and large with steroids, especially if World Anti-Doping Agency is World Anti-Doping Agency, they are pretty good about the clearance times. It is the not-so-gifted amateurs that sometimes get the clearance times wrong and end up testing positive.

  2. Liza Anderson:

    Emma Stone would look to be an award-winning actress now, there’s no better position to be in right now.I ’m sure Emma Stone has Hollywood banging at Emma Stone door. Emma Stone’s a perfect combination of outspoken and demure, and those are qualities that both men and women love. It’s a remake of a smash hit, but the reason it was so successful is because of the global attention Emma Stone got and because of who Emma Stone is...

  3. Chris Paddie:

    There is absolutely no intent and I would argue nothing in this language discriminates against anyone, in fact, it makes sure there are reasonable accommodations for all children.

  4. Virginia Beach municipal centerThey:

    I was trying to listen to what happen and listen to 911( operator), and we just hoped it would be over soon, it felt like hours.

  5. Orison Swett Marden:

    There are powers inside of you, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.

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