Definitions of could

  1. Past tense of can; had sufficient power, moral or physical. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Was, should be, or would be, able, capable, or susceptible. Used as an auxiliary, in the past tense or in the conditional present. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Imp. Of CAN, v. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. The past tense of can. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for could

  1. No one could help it. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  2. There was nothing she could do, nothing he could do. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp