must /məs(t), ˈmʌst/
must /ˈməst/ 名詞
1. The expressed juice of the grape, or other fruit, before fermentation. “These men ben full of must.”
No fermenting must fills . . . the deep vats. --Longfellow.
Must v. i. ∨ auxiliary.
1. 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.
2. 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.
Likewise must the deacons be grave. --1 Tim. iii. 8.
Morover, he [a bishop] must have a good report of them which are without. --1 Tim. iii. 7.
Note: ☞ The principal verb, if easily supplied by the mind, was formerly often omitted when must was used; as, I must away. “I must to Coventry.” --Shak.
Must, v. t. & i. To make musty; to become musty.
must, musth a. Zool. Being in a condition of dangerous frenzy, usually connected with sexual excitement; -- said of adult male elephants which become so at irregular intervals, typicaly due to increased testosterone levels. -- n. (a) The condition of frenzy. (b) An elephant in must.
adj : highly recommended; "a book that is must reading" [syn: must(a)]
n 1: a necessary or essential thing; "seat belts are an absolute
2: grape juice before or during fermentation
3: the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
[syn: mustiness, moldiness]