you/one would think (that)


used to say that one believes that something is true or should be true, that a particular situation exists or should exist, that something will happen or should happen, etc.
You would think (that) the school would have dictionaries in the classrooms.

Dictionary Entries Near you/one would think (that)


you/one would think (that)


Cite this Entry

“You/one would think (that).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?