Definition for Shall (shalt, shal't, shant)

shall (shalt, shal't, shant), v. [OE 'owe, guilt, debt, admonish'; see should, sh'd, should'nt.]

  1. As a consequence; [modal auxiliary of cause-effect.]
  2. Must (see 1 Corinthians 15:52); [modal auxiliary of certainty or prophecy.]
  3. Will; [future modal auxiliary.]
  4. Plan to; [modal auxiliary of intent.]
  5. Phrase. “shall not tell”: mystery; enigma.

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