What is another word for shall?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈal] (IPA)

The word "shall" is a modal verb that connotes obligation or future prediction depending on context. Synonyms for "shall" include "must," "should," "will," "ought to," "need to," "have to," and "are going to." "Must" can convey a stronger sense of obligation than "shall," while "should" calls for a more advisable course of action. "Will" denotes a prediction of the future, whereas "ought to" is a moral obligation. "Need to" and "have to" express necessity, while "are going to" is a more colloquial way of predicting future events. Having a strong grasp of synonyms for "shall" can help to add clarity and variation to one's writing or speech.

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Usage examples for Shall

He shall have it all!
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
We shall have to do something about them.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
I shall think the matter over for a day or two.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes

Famous quotes with Shall

  • You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
    Ralph Abernathy
  • By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
    John Acton
  • When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
    Ansel Adams
  • When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
    John Adams
  • I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews.
    Maude Adams

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