Could (verb)

  1. Past tense of 'can'.
  2. Used to indicate possibility or permission.
  3. Used in making polite requests.


Old english cūðe, past tense of cunnan (see can).


  1. I could swim when I was six.
  2. We could go to the park if you want.
  3. Could I borrow a pencil, please?
  4. Could you pass me the salt?
  5. Could you open the window, please?
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