Modal-auxiliary synonyms

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(Modal auxiliary verb, defective) To be possible, usually with be.
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To be allowed or permitted to:
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Auxiliary is defined as something or someone used in a supporting role or used in reserve.
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(Auxiliary) Indicating duty or obligation.
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Used to express determination, compulsion, or obligation
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(Grammar) A verb that accompanies the main verb in a clause in order to make distinctions in tense, mood, voice or aspect.
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Should signifies something you ought to do or something that is a good idea or that something that may happen.
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Something that is absolutely required or indispensable:
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(Chiefly archaic) Might desire; wish (something). [from 15th c.]
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an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality
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(Grammar) An auxiliary verb whose primary function is to express mood.
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(Linguistics) A modal form, notably a modal auxiliary.
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Shall is another way of saying should.
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Find another word for modal-auxiliary. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for modal-auxiliary, like: can, may, auxiliary, ought, will, auxiliary-verb, should, must, would, modal auxiliary verb and modal-verb.