they'd

contraction

: they had : they would

Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of they'd was in 1599

Dictionary Entries Near they'd

Cite this Entry

“They'd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/they%27d. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

they'd

: they had : they would
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!