Meaning of “I'd” - Learner’s Dictionary

I'd

us uk /aɪd/
I HAD

short for I had:

Everyone thought I'd gone.

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  • I'd already eaten.
  • I'd seen it before.
  • I'd told her I wasn't coming.
I WOULD

short for I would:

I'd like to buy some stamps, please.

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(Definition of “I'd” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)