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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Contraction of had.
  • Contraction of would.
  • Contraction of did.

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  • verb had (marking the pluperfect tense)
  • verb Had, possessed.
  • verb would
  • verb colloquial Did.
  • suffix archaic traditional English past tense indicator, largely replaced by -ed.
  • suffix Used to form the past tense of some verbs that are in the form of numerals, letters, and abbreviations, especially in online communication. Compare ’s.

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