Associations to the word «Shall»


SHALL, verb. (modal auxiliary verb) (defective) Used before a verb to indicate the simple future tense, particularly in the first person singular or plural.
SHALL, verb. Used similarly to indicate determination or obligation, particularly in the second and third persons singular and plural.
SHALL, verb. Used in questions to suggest a possible future action.
SHALL, verb. (obsolete) To owe.

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