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could definition

  • auxiliary-verb:
    • Used to indicate ability or authorization in past times: I could operate quicker then. Only men could go directly to the club then though.
    • Used with hypothetical or conditional power: Whenever we could help, we would.
    • accustomed indicate tentativeness or politeness: I could be wrong. Would you come more than here?
    • regularly suggest capability or permission previously: i really could operate quicker then. Only males could go to the club then though.
    • used in combination with hypothetical or conditional power: If we could help, we would.
    • familiar with suggest tentativeness or politeness: i possibly could be wrong. Can you come more than right here?
  • verb:
    • Easy last of might.
    • accustomed politely ask for permission doing one thing.
    • regularly politely ask for someone else to accomplish one thing.
    • accustomed show the chance that something might take place.
    • regularly suggest some thing.
    • Easy last of will.
    • regularly politely request permission to accomplish one thing.
    • familiar with politely request some other person to do some thing.
    • regularly show the chance that something might take place.
    • accustomed suggest some thing.
  • imperative:
    • had been, should be, or could be, ready, capable, or prone. Utilized as an auxiliary, previously tight or in the conditional present.
    • ended up being, ought to be, or would be, able, capable, or susceptible. Used as an auxiliary, in the past tight or in the conditional present.
  • noun:
    • Preterit of can.
    • Preterit of can.
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