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wʊd; unstressed wədWould

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Wiktionary

  1. wouldverb

    As a past-tense form of will.

  2. wouldverb

    As a modal verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Would

    of Will

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

  2. Wouldverb

    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. Wouldnoun

    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

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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. Al Clark:

    He would be truly appalled by the violence because he gave his life for this stuff, but I can understand the frustration and anger.

  2. Glenn Merry:

    It would be easy but irresponsible for us to immediately assume that the rowing course is the main or sole point of exposure that caused the illnesses. We are not jumping to this immediate conclusion for two reasons, first, one of our first cases of illness was a coach, who did not row on the lake, and their contact with the course water would have been specific to handling equipment that had been on the water. Assuming sanitation protocol was followed, we would not expect them to become ill.

  3. Joey Hensley:

    I'm personally not afraid so much of the federal government. I think we have plenty of protections under the Second Amendment and I think The Supreme Court would protect our rights, but we wanted to get some legislation on the books, so people knew where we stood.

  4. James Apa:

    For this project to work in Washington state, at a minimum there would need to be a change in state law.

  5. Alan Krause:

    If it had skis, it would be a land vehicle in the open class.

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