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List of All Contractions

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List of All Contractions

Below is a list of all contractions in the english language, sorted alphabetically. Note that the following list is just the newly formed word with the contractions. The section below this one will contain the list with the adjoining words. The formal definition of a contraction is a word or phrase that has been shortened via the removal of one or more letters. Note that this list, which appears in alphabetical order, begins with ain’t and ends with you’ve.

Remember to let us know if there’s other formats need for this list of all contractions or any other list that you might need.

ain’t
amn’t
aren’t
can’t (rarely, cain’t)
cause
could’ve
couldn’t
couldn’t’ve
d’ye
daren’t
daresn’t
dasn’t
didn’t
doesn’t
don’t
e’er
everybody’s
everyone’s
finna
g’day
gimme
giv’n
gon’t
gonna
gotta
had’ve
hadn’t
hasn’t
haven’t
he’d
he’ll
he’s
he’ve
how’d
how’ll
how’re
how’s
howdy
I’d
I’d’ve
I’ll
I’m
I’m’a
I’m’o
I’ve
innit
isn’t
it’d
it’ll
it’s
let’s
ma’am
may’ve
mayn’t
methinks
might’ve
mightn’t
must’ve
mustn’t
mustn’t’ve
ne’er
needn’t
o’clock
o’er
ol’
oughtn’t
s
shalln’t
shan’t
she’d
she’ll
she’s
should’ve
shouldn’t
shouldn’t’ve
so’re
somebody’s
someone’s
something’s
that’d
that’ll
that’re
that’s
there’d
there’ll
there’re
there’s
these’re
these’ve
they’d
they’ll
they’re
they’ve
this’s
those’re
those’ve
tis
to’ve
twas
wanna
wasn’t
we’d
we’d’ve
we’ll
we’re
we’ve
weren’t
what’d
what’ll
what’re
what’s
what’ve
when’s
where’d
where’ll
where’re
where’s
where’ve
which’d
which’ll
which’re
which’s
which’ve
who’d
who’d’ve
who’ll
who’re
who’s
who’ve
why’d
why’re
why’s
won’t
would’ve
wouldn’t
y’all
y’all’d’ve
y’all’re
you’d
you’ll
you’re
you’ve

List of All Contractions With Adjoining Words

Below is a text list of all contractions with the adjoining words used to create the contraction. Please let us know if there is another format that you need please feel free to let us know. Note that the following list begins with you’ve (formed by joining ‘you’ and ‘have’) and this list ends with cause (because).

you’ve you haveyou’re you are/ you are

you’ll you shall / you will

you’d you had / you would

y’all’re you all are 

y’all’d’ve you all would have 

y’all you all 

wouldn’t would not

would’ve would have

won’t will not

why’s why has / why is / why does

why’re why are

why’d why did

who’ve who have

who’s who has / who is / who does

who’re who are

who’ll who shall / who will

who’d’ve who would have

who’d who would / who had / who did

which’ve which have

which’s which has / which is

which’re which are

which’ll which shall / which will

which’d which had / which would

where’ve where have

where’s where has / where is / where does

where’re where are

where’ll where shall / where will

where’d where did

when’s when has / when is

what’ve what have

what’s what has / what is / what does

what’re what are/what were

what’ll what shall / what will

what’d what did

weren’t were not

we’ve we have

we’re we are

we’ll we shall / we will

we’d’ve we would have

we’d we had / we would/ we did

wasn’t was not

wanna want to

to’ve to have

those’ve those have

those’re those are

this’s this has / this is

they’ve they have

they’re they are / they were

they’ll they shall / they will

they’d they had / they would

these’ve these have

these’re these are

there’s there has / there is

there’re there are

there’ll there shall / there will

there’d there had / there would

that’s that has / that is

that’re that are

that’ll that shall / that will

that’d that would / that had

something’s something has / something is

someone’s someone has / someone is

somebody’s somebody has / somebody is

so’re so are (colloquial)

shouldn’t’ve should not have

shouldn’t should not

should’ve should have

she’s she has / she is

she’ll she shall / she will

she’d she had / she would

shan’t shall not

shalln’t shall not

oughtn’t ought not

ol’ old

o’er over

o’clock of the clock

needn’t need not

ne’er never

mustn’t’ve must not have

mustn’t must not

must’ve must have

mightn’t might not

might’ve might have

methinks me thinks

mayn’t may not

may’ve may have

ma’am madam

let’s let us

it’s it has / it is

it’ll it shall / it will

it’d it would

isn’t is not

innit is it not

I’ve I have

I’m’o I am going to

I’m’a I am about to

I’m I am

I’ll I shall / I will

I’d’ve I would have

I’d I had / I would

howdy how do you do / how do you fare

how’s how has / how is / how does

how’re how are

how’ll how will

how’d how did / how would

he’ve he have

he’s he has / he is

he’ll he shall / he will

he’d he had / he would

haven’t have not

hasn’t has not

hadn’t had not

had’ve had have

gotta got to

gonna going to

gon’t go not (colloquial)

giv’n given

gimme give me

g’day good day

finna fixing to / going to (colloquial)

everyone’s everyone is

everybody’s everybody is

e’er ever

don’t do not / does not

doesn’t does not

didn’t did not

dasn’t dare not

daresn’t dare not

daren’t dare not / dared not

d’ye do you / did you

couldn’t’ve could not have

couldn’t could not

could’ve could have

can’t (rarely, cain’t) cannot

aren’t are not

amn’t am not

ain’t am not / is not / are not / has not / have not / did not

twas it was

tis it is

s is, has, does, or us

cause because

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