Meaning of MUST in English

n. Function: verbal auxiliary


Synonyms: WANT 3, ought, should

2 --used to indicate requirement by immediate or future need or purpose FF1C; we must hurry if we want to catch the bus FF1E;

Synonyms: have, ||mun, need

Related Words: ought, should want

Idioms: have got to, must needs

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.