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Verb: would  wûd
  1. Used to express a polite request
    "Would you please be quiet!?"
     
  2. Conditional modal verb
    "I would leave if it got too cold"
     
  3. Past tense of "will"
     
  4. Indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly
    "he would go every day"

Sounds like: woe, whoa, wo

Derived forms: woulds, woulding

Encyclopedia: Would