Definition for Must

must, v. [OE; modal auxiliary verb of need, obligation, responsibility, requirement, demand, conclusion, or likelihood.]

  1. Should; ought.
  2. Has to; is very probably; by every indication; have a high likelihood to.
  3. Should; ought to; be obligated to; have a responsibility to.
  4. Be unable to escape the reality.
  5. Have to; be required to.
  6. Phrase. “There must be”: it is very probable that exist; it is highly likely that there be.

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