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Definitions of must

  1. be obliged, required, or forced to; " She has to get her driver's license"
  2. the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
  3. be logically necessary
  4. be likely or probable; " They have to be kidding"
  5. highly recommended; " a book that is must reading"
  6. grape juice before or during fermentation
  7. a necessary or essential thing; " seat belts are an absolute must"
  8. To be morally required; to be necessary or essential to a certain quality, character, end, or result; as, he must reconsider the matter; he must have been insane.
  9. The expressed juice of the grape, or other fruit, before fermentation.
  10. Mustiness.
  11. To make musty; to become musty.
  12. The condition of frenzy.
  13. An elephant in must.
  14. To be obliged; to be necessitated; - expressing either physical or moral necessity; as, a man must eat for nourishment; we must submit to the laws.
  15. Being in a condition of dangerous frenzy, usually connected with sexual excitement; - said of adult male elephants which become so at irregular intervals.
  16. Unfermented grape juice.
  17. To make or become moldy and sour.
  18. To be obliged or compelled.
  19. To be obliged physically or morally.
  20. Wine pressed from the grape, but not fermented.
  21. To be compelled or constrained.
  22. To be compelled.
  23. To be necessary.
  24. To make or become musty.
  25. Mustiness; mold.
  26. The expressed unfermented juice of the grape.
  27. To grow mouldy and sour.
  28. To mako mouldy and sour.
  29. Wine from the grape not fermented.
  30. To be obliged or necessitated.
  31. An auxiliary verb which implies necessity on obligation.
  32. The unfermented juice of ripe grapes; new wine.
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Usage examples for must

  1. I don't know, I must think. – The Eleven Comedies by Aristophanes et al
  2. I have thought it out, and it must be. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. Brander must see it so. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  4. You must say what you mean. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  5. Mother must not know. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  6. But we must have a talk. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  7. " Must have got them, all right," said Frank. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  8. " But why must I come out? – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  9. " Yet you must said she. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  10. He said he must speak to you alone. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  11. What must we do? – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. I must I will know it! – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. Yes, he replied, we most certainly must – Plato's Republic by Plato
  14. Yes, you must you must – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. It must do me good. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  16. Well, must I tell you? – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  17. I must have Filippo back. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  18. We must find a better way. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  19. " I must speak to you," he said. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  20. I must No, we mustn'tforget him. – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
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