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How to Pronounce could?

Correct pronunciation for the word "could" is [kˈʊd], [kˈʊd], [k_ˈʊ_d].

Definition of could

  1. The past tense of can.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for could?

What is the present tense of Could?

  • The verb "could" is often considered the past tense of "can," but it can also be used in the present tense to express a possibility or ability. Here are the personal forms of "could" in the present tense:

  • - I could

  • - You could

  • - He/she/it could

  • - We could

  • - You could

  • - They could
  • What is the past tense of Could?

  • The personal forms of the verb "could" in the past tense are as follows:

  • - I could

  • - You could

  • - He/She/It could

  • - We could

  • - You could

  • - They could
  • What is the adverb for could?

    The adverb form of "could" is "possibly".

    What is the adjective for could?

    The adjective form of the word "could" is "possible".

    Usage over time for could:

    This graph shows how "could" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    Synonyms for Could:


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