No, would is a verb used as :
1- A simple past tense and past participle of will.
I would have gone.
2-Used to express the future in past sentences:
He said he would visit me tomorrow.
3-Used in place of will, to make a statement or form a question less direct or blunt:
That would scarcely be fair. Would you be so kind?
4- used to express repeated or habitual action in the past:
We would visit Grandma every morning up at the farm.
5- used to express an intention or inclination:
Nutritionists would have us all eat whole grains.
6-Used to express a wish:
Would he were here!