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English definition of “you’d”


 /jud, jʊd, jəd/ us  
contraction of you had or you would: You’d (= You would) be warmer in your black jacket. It happened just after you’d (= you had) left the room.
(Definition of you’d from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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