I Will Support You No Matter What Definition English Definition Dictionary


vb past , would takes an infinitive without: to or an implied infinitive, used as an auxiliary 1 esp with you, he, she, it, they, or a noun as subject to make the future tense
Compare → shall → to express resolution on the part of the speaker
I will buy that radio if it’s the last thing I do

3 to indicate willingness or desire
will you help me with this problem?

4 to express compulsion, as in commands
you will report your findings to me tomorrow

5 to express capacity or ability
this rope will support a load

6 to express probability or expectation on the part of the speaker
that will be Jim telephoning

7 to express customary practice or inevitability
boys will be boys

8 with the infinitive always implied to express desire: usually in polite requests
stay if you will

9 ♦ what you will whatever you like

10 ♦ will do
Informal a declaration of willingness to do what is requested
(Old English willan; related to Old Saxon willian, Old Norse vilja, Old High German wollen, Latin velle to wish, will)
See at shall