I should/would think

Definition of I should/would think

  1. 1 —used to say that one believes that something is true, that a particular situation exists, that something will happen, etc. “Is she still in college?” “Well, yes. I should/would think so.”

  2. 2 —used to express one's opinion that something should exist or happen I should/would think he would apologize.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the 9th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. : industrial

    : initial

    : intelligence

  1. : imaginary unit

shouldplay
  1. : past tense ofshall

    : used in auxiliary function to express condition

    : used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety, or expediency

wouldplay
  1. : past tense ofwill

    :  wished, desired

    :  wish for :  want

thinkplay
  1. :  to form or have in the mind

    :  to have as an intention

    :  to have as an opinion

  1. :  an act of thinking

  1. :  relating to, requiring, or stimulating thinking


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up I should/would think? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

Get Word of the Day daily email!