modal auxiliary

Definition of modal auxiliary

mo´dal aux`il´iar`y
n.1.(Gram.) Any one of the auxiliary verbs of English, such as can, may, will, shall, must, might, could, would, or should, which are used together with the infinitive form of another verb to express distinctions of mood{2}, such as uncertainty, possibility, command, emphasis, and obligation.
Word:

Browse

Mock turtle soup
Mock velvet
Mockable
Mockado
Mockadour
Mockage
Mockbird
Mocker
mockernut
Mockery
Mocking
Mocking thrush
Mocking wren
mockingbird
Mockingly
Mockingstock
Mockish
Mockle
Moco
Modal
-modal auxiliary-
modal logic
Modalist
Modality
Modally
Mode
Model
modeled
Modeler
Modeling
Modeling plane
Modeling wax
Modelize
modem
Modena
Modenese
Moder
Moderable
Moderance
Moderate
moderated
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home