could - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate could

could is hyphenated as could

How to pronounce could

could is pronounced kʊd

Number of syllables in could

The number of syllables in could is 1

What part of speech in could?

could is a verb participle

How common in the word could?

could is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does could convey?

not ranked

Words with similar spelling to could

cauld, cold, mould, would

List of anagrams of could


Common Verb Collocations of could

afford, argue, be, bear, believe, bring, come, do, expect, feel, find, get, give, go, have, hear, help, imagine, know, make, say, see, take, tell, think, understand, will, wish, wonder, use

Common Adverb Collocations of could

almost, as, away, back, certainly, easily, else, even, ever, hardly, how, just, long, much, never, no, not, now, only, possibly, quite, really, scarcely, so, still, there, well, when, where, why

Common Conjunction Collocations of could

and, beforehand, but, either, inland, little, mainland, minus, neither, nor, offhand, or, plus, underhand, yet, Nor, So