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
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Puerto Rico:

    Before, they used to watch television, they would watch their novellas, hear the radio.

  2. Robert Kelner:

    Gen. Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit. ... No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch-hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution, i think we should hear from him in the public and that we should get to the bottom of just exactly why was he working with Russia.

  3. Anders Tegnell:

    If we were to run into the same disease, knowing exactly what we know about it today, I think we would end up doing something in between what Sweden did and what the rest of the world has done, yes, I think we could have done better in what we did in Sweden, clearly.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    I think that would be a terrible abdication of our global leadership when it comes to advocating for people who are the subject of persecution.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The media was not treating the statements fairly, i mean, they would chop them up and then shorten the statement, and it did n’t sound proper or did n’t sound as good when they did that. It was very unfair.

Images & Illustrations of Would

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