we'd
Date: 1603 we had ; we would ; we should

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • we'd — [wid strong wi:d] 1.) the short form of we had ▪ We d already eaten. 2.) the short form of we would ▪ We d rather stay …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • we'd — (we would) v. expressing a wish (e.g., We would like a piece of cake) we d (we had) v. verb used together with other verbs to express past tense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • we'd — ► CONTRACTION 1) we had. 2) we should or we would …   English terms dictionary

  • we'd — [wēd] contraction 1. we had 2. we would 3. we should …   English World dictionary

  • we'd — [ wid ] short form the usual way of saying or writing we had or we would. This is not often used in formal writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • we'd — [[t]wɪd, STRONG wiːd[/t]] 1) We d is the usual spoken form of we had , especially when had is an auxiliary verb. Come on, George, we d better get back now... At the time we d really nothing to tell the police. 2) We d is the usual spoken form of… …   English dictionary

  • we'd — [wiːd] short form the usual way of saying or writing ‘we had or ‘we would . This is not often used in formal writing We d like to hear from you.[/ex] Although we d only just met, I knew that I liked her.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • we'd — strong 1 the short form of we had : We d better go now. 2 the short form of we would : We d rather stay …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • we'd — UK [wiːd] / US [wɪd] short form the usual way of saying or writing we had or we would . This is not often used in formal writing …   English dictionary

  • we'd — /weed/ contraction of we had, we should, or we would. Usage. See contraction. * * * …   Universalium

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