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My old man was a musician - that's what he did for a living. And like most fathers, occasionally he'd let me visit where he worked. So I started going to his recording studio, and I really dug it.
Dimebag Darrell

Meaning of "he'd" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HE'D

he'd  [hiːd] play
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WHAT DOES HE'D MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Contraction (grammar)

A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters. In traditional grammar, contraction can denote the formation of a new word from one word or a group of words, for example, by elision. This often occurs in rendering a common sequence of words or, as in French, in maintaining a flowing sound. In linguistic analysis, contractions should not be confused with abbreviations or acronyms, with which they share some semantic and phonetic functions, though all three are connoted by the term "abbreviation" in loose parlance. Contraction is also distinguished from clipping, where beginnings and endings are omitted.

Definition of he'd in the English dictionary

The definition of he'd in the dictionary is he had or he would.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HE'D


agreed
əˈɡriːd
bastide
bæsˈtiːd
breed
briːd
creed
kriːd
exceed
ɪkˈsiːd
feed
fiːd
guaranteed
ˌɡærənˈtiːd
indeed
ɪnˈdiːd
invalid
ˈɪnvəˌliːd
lead
liːd
need
niːd
proceed
prəˈsiːd
read
riːd
rede
riːd
reed
riːd
Reid
riːd
seed
siːd
speed
spiːd
succeed
səkˈsiːd
we´d
wiːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HE'D

he
he couldn´t raffle a chook in a pub
he-bear
he-goat
he-he
he-man
he-men
he´ll
he´s
he´s no oil painting
he´s your man
head
head and shoulders above
head arrangement
head boy
head chef
head clerk
head cold
head collar
head count

WORDS THAT END LIKE HE'D

I´d
it´d
k.o.´d
KO´d
she´d
tally-ho´d
that´d
they´d
who´d
you´d

Synonyms and antonyms of he'd in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «he'd» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HE'D

Find out the translation of he'd to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of he'd from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «he'd» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

他会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

él había
570 millions of speakers

English

he´d
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वह चाहते हैं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عنيدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

он
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ele tinha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তিনি চাই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

il avait
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dia akan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

er würde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

彼がしたい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그는 거라고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhewek ngene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ông muốn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவர் விட்டோம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तो इच्छितो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

için ona
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aveva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Miał
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

він
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

el ar fi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

είχε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hy wil
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

han hade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

han hadde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of he'd

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HE'D»

The term «he'd» is very widely used and occupies the 13.162 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HE'D» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «he'd» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «he'd» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about he'd

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10 QUOTES WITH «HE'D»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word he'd.
1
Sergio Aguero
The first time I met Leo Messi, I didn't know who he was, only that I couldn't believe the boots he was wearing. But he is like a brother to me. It was at the start of 2005, when I was with the Argentine under-17 squad and I saw him chatting with Ezequiel Garay and some other players about the boots he'd brought back from the U.S.A.
2
Ritchie Blackmore
I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level, but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
3
Ruben Blades
And, he'd seen me in Panama, and he talked about maybe doing something in New York so I hooked it up when I came here and I recorded in 1969 my first album with Pete Rodriguez.
4
Scotty Bowman
I knew your father before you did, and I don't think he'd be too proud of what you're doing right now.
5
Frank Butler
When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.
6
Peter Capaldi
I'm sure if Shakespeare were alive today, he'd be doing classic guitar solos on YouTube.
7
Howie Carr
You know, back in the 1950s and '60s, when J. Edgar Hoover was making the FBI the respected organization it used to be, oftentimes they would find a fugitive and basically have his house surrounded, and then put out a press release saying he was on the top 10 most wanted list. And 10 minutes later, he'd be arrested.
8
Gregory Corso
My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.
9
Dimebag Darrell
My old man was a musician - that's what he did for a living. And like most fathers, occasionally he'd let me visit where he worked. So I started going to his recording studio, and I really dug it.
10
Jack Dunphy
If Truman hadn't published 'Answered Prayers' in parts, he'd have had the drive to finish it. The peacocks took it away from him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HE'D»

Discover the use of he'd in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to he'd and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
But I never thought he'd die: practical help for widows
Practical guidelines for enabling widows to create a satisfying new life by coping with grief and learning to handle financial matters, function as a single parent, and develop social relationships
Miriam Baker Nye, 1978
2
I Love God's Sense of Humor: I Just Wish He'd Let Me in on ...
Toler addresses the awkward moments of life and the silence that fills the air after trouble or tragedy has occurred.
Stan Toler, 2006
3
The Girl He'd Overlooked (Mills & Boon Modern)
They grew up side by side – but he lived in the mansion, she in the servants’ cottages.
Cathy Williams, 2012
4
The Last Woman He'd Ever Date (Mills & Boon Modern Tempted)
'Good girl] 'Patronising oaf,' she muttered, but only when he'd hung up. Back in her office, she checked her email and, just in case she was in any doubt, there was the press release, embargoed until Monday, telling the world that Henry North ...
Liz Fielding, 2013
5
No More Silence: He thought hed got away with it. But one ...
David had everything.
David Whelan, 2010
6
If Only: One Day He'd Find His Dad, He Just Knew It...
This title is part of the Go For It! series of dramas based on family, school, and relationship problems.
Sue Vyner, 2001
7
Blue Mercy
41 HE'D COME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS. Finn choked up on the aluminum shaft of the Maglite and swept its beam across the front of Eales's house. He hated this place. After leaving Kay, he'd sat in his car outside her apartment for a long ...
Illona Haus, 2009
8
Too Good to be True
On the list of bad days he'd ever had, this was in pole position. He couldn't think of a single thing that had gone right, starting with rereading Carey's note, which he'd retrieved from the bin where he'd thrown it after talking to her on Sunday.
Sheila O'Flanagan, 2004
9
In Close
He'd dropped out before he could graduate. He'd been thrown out of the Kicking Horse Saloon for fighting on several different occasions and had spent a few nights in jail as a result. He'd once been chased off with a shotgun when he'd dared ...
Brenda Novak, 2011
10
Family Man
After all, as he'd told her, he needed this job. At the same time, after only a handful of days at Nashville Living, he knew that the sooner he got out, the better. His comfort level with the situation was no higher than Amy's, though he thought he'd ...
Irene Hannon, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HE'D»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term he'd is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Scott Walker has been 'boning up' on foreign policy. He'd better …
Sure, it was just one terribly worded, terribly thought-out sentence, but by the time Walker let those words come out of his mouth, he'd already ... «LA Daily News, Jul 15»
2
MLB All-Star Game 2015: Mets' Jacob deGrom thought he'd be here …
CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom has not yet had time to reflect on all that he's already accomplished this year. He is an All-Star for the first time. «NJ.com, Jul 15»
3
NZ top China expert Rodney Jones: How he'd solve the property crisis
Across the Asia-Pacific region the anecdotal evidence of demand for offshore property by Chinese residents is overwhelming, writes Rodney ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
4
Stars among options for ex-Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya …
Dallas Stars Blog. Stars among options for ex-Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya; Here's how he'd fit in Dallas ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
5
SDCC: Norman Reedus Specifies Where He'd Like His Fans To Riot …
SDCC: Norman Reedus Specifies Where He'd Like His Fans To Riot If Daryl Dies. Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 10:58am PST - by Kristy Puchko ... «Comic Book Resources, Jul 15»
6
The Latest: Obama: nuke deal 'built on verification', he'd veto bill …
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, European Union High Representative Federica ... «Newser, Jul 15»
7
Family of Utah man killed by ex-girlfriend said he'd been 'a victim for …
Farmington • A 46-year-old Bountiful woman was sentenced to prison Monday for fatally stabbing a former boyfriend at his apartment after a ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Question Jesus (He'd Want You To) - Patheos
Two posts converged recently in my reader – one from David Hayward with the above cartoon, the other from Neil Carter about the last time he ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
9
If Len McCluskey wants illegal strikes he'd best be ready to go to jail …
In a shameless two-pronged assault on Britain, Len McCluskey is weaponising the Unite Union. Many would have thought that he was doing ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis admits he'd 'like to sell' striker
Gonzalo Higuain to Arsenal: Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis admits he'd 'like to sell' striker - but only for his £64.7m release clause ... «The Independent, Jul 15»

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