Bedeutung von “modal verb” — Learner’s Dictionary

modal verb

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈməʊdəlˌvɜːb/ also modal

B1 a verb, for example 'can', 'might', or 'must', that is used before another verb to show that something is possible, necessary, etc

(Definition von “modal verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)