Definitions For Should

Noun

SHOULD (plural SHOULDs) A statement of what ought to be the case as opposed to what is the case.

Verb

{{en-verb}} To make a statement of what ought to be true, as opposed to reality.

Alternative forms

{{alter, en, shou’d}} {{qualifier, obsolete}} {{alter, en, shoulde}} {{qualifier, archaic}}

Etymology

From Middle English scholde, from {{inh, en, ang, sceolde, , }}, first and third person preterite form of sculan, , owe", "be obliged, the ancestor of {{cog, en, shall}}. Related to shild and shildy.

See also

precatory Appendix:English modal verbs Appendix:English tag questions {{projectlink, wikipedia, Auxiliary verb}} {{projectlink, wikipedia, Modal verb}} {{projectlink, wikipedia, Shall and will}}

Is Should a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
10
Words with Friends
11

The word Should is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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