Definitions of DO

  1. To place; to put.
  2. To bring about; to produce, as an effect or result; to effect; to achieve.
  3. To perform, as an action; to execute; to transact to carry out in action; as, to do a good or a bad act; do our duty; to do what I can.
  4. To make ready for an object, purpose, or use, as food by cooking; to cook completely or sufficiently; as, the meat is done on one side only.
  5. To cheat; to gull; to overreach.
  6. To see or inspect; to explore; as, to do all the points of interest.
  7. To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
  8. To act or behave in any manner; to conduct one's self.
  9. To fare; to be, as regards health; as, they asked him how he did; how do you do to- day?
  10. To succeed; to avail; to answer the purpose; to serve; as, if no better plan can be found, he will make this do.
  11. Deed; act; fear.
  12. Ado; bustle; stir; to do.
  13. A cheat; a swindle.
  14. To perform work upon, about, for, or at, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, or the like.
  15. To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.
  16. An abbreviation of Ditto.
  17. Doing.
  18. To cheat.
  19. To cause; to make; - with an infinitive.
  20. To bring to an end by action; to perform completely; to finish; to accomplish; - a sense conveyed by the construction, which is that of the past participle done.
  21. Done.
  22. To perform; achieve; bring about; make ready for some object or purpose; colloquially, to cheat.
  23. To act or behave; succeed; fare as to health; be enough.
  24. Did.
  25. The first of the syllables used in the musical scale; the tone C.
  26. To perform any action: to bring about or effect: to accomplish or finish: to prepare: to put or bring into any form or state. - TO DO ON, to don or put on; TO DO OFF, to doff or put off; TO DO AWAY, to remove or destroy; TO BE DONE FOR, to be defeated or ruined.
  27. To act or behave:- pr. p. doing; pa. t did; pa. p. done ( dun).
  28. To fare or get on, as to health: to succeed: to suit or avail.
  29. To act; be about; fare; succeed; answer a purpose.
  30. To act; perform; effect; finish.
  31. To bring to accomplishment; perform; execute; effect; transact; finish.
  32. To act; work.
  33. To conduct oneself; fare, as in health.
  34. To answer the purpose; suffice.
  35. Doer.
  36. See Ditto.
  37. Or auxiliary, to perform; to execute; to practise; to perform for the benefit or injury of another; to observe; to exert; to transact; to finish; to execute and bring to a conclusion; to take a step or measure; to answer the purpose; to make or cause. To have to do, to have concern with. To do with, to dispose of; to make use of; to employ; to gain; to effect by influence; to have business; to deal. To do away, to remove; to destroy.
  38. To act or behave in any manner; to fare, or to be in a state with regard to sickness or health; to succeed or accomplish a purpose; to fit, beadapted, or answer the design in view. To have to do with, to have concern or business with; to deal with; to have carnal commerce with. Do is used for a verb, to save the repetition of it; in the imperative, to express an urgent request or command; as an auxiliary, in asking questions; and also to express emphasis.
  39. The first or C note in the scale.
  40. To act; to practise; to perform; to achieve; to succeed; to fulfil a purpose; to finish or end, as, " I have done with the book;" to cease to be concerned, as, " I have done with him;" in Scrip., to make, as, " we do you to wit," that is, " we make you to know;" put into the form of, as, " done into verse;" to fare; to be in a state in regard to health.
  41. In music, the Italian name for the first or C note in the scale.
  42. A cheat; an imposture.
  43. Pronounced as if written, an abbreviation of ditto, which see.

Quotes of DO

  1. Villains are very, very boring to do They're so much easier than heroes. – Jeremy Brett
  2. Although I don't take myself very seriously, I do take my work extraordinarily seriously. – Alton Brown
  3. My sister and I said, Dad, are you doing to do anything about that? And he mentioned treatments other people sent him that he'd been working on. So we thought it would be kind of cool to give these guys a real script. – Rae Dawn Chong
  4. There was only so much television you could do – Jackie Cooper
  5. Develop a passion for learning. If you do you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D'Angelo
  6. Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. – John Dryden
  7. My job involves a lot of different skills now- I'm as much entrepreneur and management consultant as anything else these days- but IA is still my favorite part of the work I do – Jesse James Garrett
  8. I'll do a little prayer here and there if I feel the need to. – Jeff Gordon
  9. There's a lot of pain in my heart because what I accomplished was second to none. I'm not losing any sleep, but I do pay attention every year at this time. – Bob Hayes
  10. I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well. – Leo Kottke
  11. My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like 'Who are you?' or 'What do you do you learn the most. – Brian Lamb
  12. All the signs were right. And when I mean all the sings were right, the only signs that we care about when we start a project of making a record is, do we have the songs- it's that simple. – Graham Nash
  13. I liked the kid who wrote me that he had to do a term paper on a modern poet and he was doing me because, though they say you have to read poems twice, he found he could handle mine in one try. – Howard Nemerov
  14. What I do now defines who I am as a woman and how people see me; they don't see me as a little girl. – Ashlee Simpson
  15. I guess I judge my films by how pleased I am with the work I do so it's kind of on another level. If they do well at the box office, then that's great. Then I'm really pleased about that too. – Hugo Weaving

Usage examples for DO

  1. What must I do to get it? – Dialogues on the Supersensual Life by Jacob Behmen
  2. Wha'- what do you mean? – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  3. But why do you tell me? – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  4. " Yes, do I say! – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  5. How do you know, papa? – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  6. I do want- What in the world could I say? – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. 1126. Why do you say that? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  8. " No, I can't say I do I replied. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  9. Do you want to be one? – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  10. What do you want, Kolia? – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  11. 8720. Who do you fish for? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. What do I say- 21l. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  13. Well, Mrs. Lathrop, what do you think? – Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs by Anne Warner
  14. But I do see now. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  15. No, I do not think you can. – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  16. " I do not know," said Rollo. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  17. He knew not what to do – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  18. Do you want to live? – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  19. It would never do – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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