Definition of shall
1a —used to express what is inevitable or seems likely to happen in the future we shall have to be readywe shall see
b —used to express simple futurity when shall we expect you
2 —used to express determination they shall not pass
3a —used to express a command or exhortation you shall go
b —used in laws, regulations, or directives to express what is mandatory it shall be unlawful to carry firearms
archaic : will go he to England shall along with you— William Shakespeare
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