Sentencedict.com
 Directly to word page Vague search(google)
Home > Would in a sentence

Would in a sentence

  up(3)  down(11)
Sentence count:300+50 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-15Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: couldshouldblow outdraw outheart and soulMeaning: [wɪl]  verb.1. am (is, are, etc.) about or going to: I will be there tomorrow. She will see you at dinner. 2. am (is, are, etc.) disposed or willing to: People will do right. 3. am (is, are, etc.) expected or required to: You will report to the principal at once. 4. may be expected or supposed to: You will not have forgotten him. This will be right. 5. am (is, are, etc.) determined or sure to (used emphatically): You would do it. People will talk. 6. am (is, are, etc.) accustomed to, or do usually or often: You will often see her sitting there. He would write for hours at a time. 7. am (is, are, etc.) habitually disposed or inclined to: Boys will be boys. After dinner they would read aloud. 8. am (is, are, etc.) capable of; can: This tree will live without water for three months. 9. am (is, are, etc.) going to: I will bid you "Good night." v.t., v.i.10. to wish; desire; like: Go where you will. Ask, if you will, who the owner is. [bef. 900; ME willen, OE wyllan; c. D willen, G wollen, ON vilja, Goth wiljan; akin to L velle to wish]Usage. See shall.wills|willed|willing|would—willer, n./wil/, n., v., willed, willing.n.1. the faculty of conscious and especially of deliberate action; the power of control the mind has over its own actions: the freedom of the will. 2. power of choosing one's own actions: to have a strong or a weak will. 3. the act or process of using or asserting one's choice; volition: My hands are obedient to my will. 4. wish or desire: to submit against one's will. 5. purpose or determination, often hearty or stubborn determination; willfulness: to have the will to succeed. 6. the wish or purpose as carried out, or to be carried out: to work one's will. 7. disposition, whether good or ill, toward another. 8. Law. a legal declaration of a person's wishes as to the disposition of his or her property or estate after death, usually written and signed by the testator and attested by witnesses. the document containing such a declaration. 9. at will, at one's discretion or pleasure; as one desires: to wander at will through the countryside. at one's disposal or command. v.t.10. to decide, bring about, or attempt to effect or bring about by an act of the will: He can walk if he wills it. 11. to purpose, determine on, or elect, by an act of will: If he wills success, he can find it. 12. to give or dispose of (property) by a will or testament; bequeath or devise. 13. to influence by exerting will power: She was willed to walk the tightrope by the hypnotist. v.i.14. to exercise the will: To will is not enough, one must do. 15. to decide or determine: Others debate, but the king wills. [bef. 900; (n.) ME will(e), OE will(a); c. D wil, G Wille, ON vili, Goth wilja; (v.) ME willen, OE willian to wish, desire, deriv. of the n.; akin to WILL1]Syn. 3. choice. 4. pleasure, disposition, inclination. 5. resolution, decision. WILL, VOLITION refer to conscious choice as to action or thought. WILL denotes fixed and persistent intent or purpose: Where there's a will there's a way. VOLITION is the power of forming an intention or the incentive for using the will: to exercise one's volition in making a decision. 10. determine. 12. leave., /wood/; unstressed /weuhd/, v.1. a pt. and pp. of will1. 2. (used to express the future in past sentences): He said he would go tomorrow. 3. (used in place of will, to make a statement or form a question less direct or blunt): That would scarcely be fair. Would you be so kind? 4. (used to express repeated or habitual action in the past): We would visit Grandma every morning up at the farm. 5. (used to express an intention or inclination): Nutritionists would have us all eat whole grains. 6. (used to express a wish): Would he were here! 7. (used to express an uncertainty): It would appear that he is guilty. 8. (used in conditional sentences to express choice or possibility): They would come if they had the fare. If the temperature were higher, the water would evaporate. 9. would have, (used with a past participle to express unfulfilled intention or preference): I would have saved you some but Jimmy took it all. 10. would like, (used to express desire): I would like to go next year. 11. would rather. See rather (def. 7).. 
Random good picture Not show
1. And gladly would learn, and gladly teach. 
2. While the dog gnaws bone, companions would be none. 
3. Whom God would ruin, he first deprives of reason. 
4. If wishes were horses, beggars would ride. 
5. Without hope, the heart would break. 
6. He that would command must serve. 
7. Would you know your daughter, see her in company. 
8. An unfortunate man would be drowned in a teacup. 
9. Do as you would be done by. 
10. Apothecaries would not sugar their pills unless they were bitter. 
11. He who would catch fish mush not mind getting wet. 
12. If it were not for hope, the heart would break. 
13. He who in adversity would have succor, let him be generous while he rests secure. 
14. If you would build for your happiness a sure foundation, let the stone for the corner be a good reputation. 
15. He that would eat the fruit must climb the tree. 
16. He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut. 
17. If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. Charles Dickens 
18. He that would know what shall be must consider what has been. 
19. If you would have a thing well done, you must do it yourself. 
20. When the belly is full, the bones would be at rest. 
21. He that would eat [have] the fruit must climb the tree. 
22. If you would have a thing well done, do it yourself. 
23. Never say of another what you would not have him hear. 
24. The fox that had lost its tail would persuade others out of theirs. 
25. Do unto others as you would have them do to you. 
25. Wish you can benefit from our online sentence dictionary and make progress day by day!
26. What is in a name?That which we call a rose by any other name would smell and sweet. 
27. The time of life is short ; to spend that shortness basely, it would be too long. 
28. The laws of Nature, that is to say the laws of God, plainly made every human being a law unto himself, we must steadfastly refuse to obey those laws, and we must as steadfastly stand by the conventions which ignore them, since the statutes furnish us peace, fairly good government and stability, and therefore are better for us than the laws of God, which would soon plunge us into confusion and disorder and anarchy if we should adopt them. 
29. Tell not all you know nor judge of all you see if you would live in peace. 
30. It is said that a cat hath nine lives, yet care would wear them all out. 
More similar words: couldshouldblow outdraw outheart and soul
Total 300, 30 Per page  1/10  «first  next  last»  goto
Leave a comment
Welcome to leave a comment about this page!
Your name:
Latest commentsInto the comment page>>
More words