Definition of Do
1. Noun. An uproarious party.
2. Verb. Engage in. "Make revolution"
3. Noun. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
4. Verb. Carry out or perform an action. "She did a little dance"
Specialized synonyms: Click Off, Carry, Pipe Up, Declaim, Recite, Serenade, Cut Corners, Stunt, Cut, Blaze Away, Scamp, Churn Out, Premier, Premiere, Star, Appear, Practice, Practise, Rehearse, Ad-lib, Extemporise, Extemporize, Improvise, Improvize, Interpret, Render, Conduct, Direct, Lead, Make
Derivative terms: Doer, Executant, Execution, Performance
5. Noun. Doctor's degree in osteopathy.
6. Verb. Get (something) done. "I did my job"
Generic synonyms: Accomplish, Action, Carry Out, Carry Through, Execute, Fulfil, Fulfill
Specialized synonyms: Overachieve, Turn, Underachieve, Underperform, Misdo, Do One's Best, Give Full Measure, Give One's Best, Go All Out, Ply
Derivative terms: Doer
7. Verb. Proceed or get along. "He's come a long way"
8. Verb. Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally. "Cause an accident"
Specialized synonyms: Determine, Influence, Mold, Regulate, Shape, Initiate, Pioneer, Effect, Effectuate, Set Up, Make, Occasion, Call Forth, Evoke, Kick Up, Provoke, Breed, Engender, Spawn, Actuate, Incite, Motivate, Move, Prompt, Propel, Force, Impel, Facilitate
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Causation, Causative, Cause, Cause, Cause
9. Verb. Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions. "Practice law"
Entails: Do Work, Work
Specialized synonyms: Shamanise, Shamanize
Derivative terms: Exercise, Practice
10. Verb. Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity. "Nothing else will serve"
Specialized synonyms: Bridge Over, Keep Going, Tide Over, Go A Long Way, Function, Serve, Measure Up, Qualify, Go Around
Generic synonyms: Fulfil, Fulfill, Live Up To, Satisfy
Derivative terms: Sufficiency, Sufficiency, Sufficiency, Sufficient
11. Verb. Create or design, often in a certain way. "Did he do his major works over a short period of time?"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
12. Verb. Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself. "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
Specialized synonyms: Act Involuntarily, Act Reflexively, Bend Over Backwards, Fall Over Backwards, Presume, Vulgarise, Vulgarize, Optimise, Optimize, Quack, Menace, Make, Bluster, Swagger, Swash, Freeze, Wanton, Romanticize, Sentimentalise, Sentimentalize, Sentimentise, Sentimentize, Bungle, Play, Toy, Act, Act As, Play, Stooge, Jest, Joke, Piffle, Make, Make As If, Break Down, Lose It, Snap, Dally, Dawdle, Backslap, Hugger Mugger, Sauce, Footle, Frivol, Trifle, Puff Up, Swell, Follow, Loosen Up, Relax, Rage, Ramp, Storm
Related verbs: Act, Act As, Play, Act, Dissemble, Pretend
Also: Act Up
13. Verb. Spend time in prison or in a labor camp. "He did six years for embezzlement"
14. Verb. Carry on or function. "We could do with a little more help around here"
15. Verb. Arrange attractively. "They do their hair "; "Dress my hair for the wedding"
Specialized synonyms: Bob, Wave
Generic synonyms: Groom, Neaten
Related verbs: Curry, Dress, Groom
Derivative terms: Arrangement, Coiffure, Coiffure
16. Verb. Travel or traverse (a distance). "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
Definition of Do
1. n. A syllable attached to the first tone of the major diatonic scale for the purpose of solmization, or solfeggio. It is the first of the seven syllables used by the Italians as manes of musical tones, and replaced, for the sake of euphony, the syllable Ut, applied to the note C. In England and America the same syllables are used by many as a scale pattern, while the tones in respect to absolute pitch are named from the first seven letters of the alphabet.
2. v. t. or auxiliary To place; to put.
3. v. i. To act or behave in any manner; to conduct one's self.
4. n. Deed; act; fear.
5. v. t. To perform work upon, about, for, or at, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, or the like.
Definition of Do
1. Initialism. (grammar) a direct object ¹
2. Initialism. (US) a w:Doctor of Osteopathy Doctor of Osteopathy ¹
3. Noun. (colloquial) A party, celebration, social function. ¹
4. Noun. (informal) A hairdo. ¹
5. Noun. (colloquial obsolete) A period of confusion or argument. (rfex) ¹
6. Noun. Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase ''dos and don'ts''). ¹
7. Verb. (auxiliary) (non-gloss definition A syntactic marker in questions.) ¹
8. Verb. (auxiliary) (non-gloss definition A syntactic marker in negations.) ¹
9. Verb. (auxiliary) (non-gloss definition A syntactic marker for emphasis.) ¹
10. Verb. (auxiliary) (non-gloss definition A syntactic marker to avoid repetition of an earlier verb.) ¹
11. Verb. (transitive) To perform; to execute. ¹
12. Verb. (obsolete) To cause, make (someone) (do something). ¹
13. Verb. (intransitive transitive) To suffice. ¹
14. Verb. (intransitive) To be reasonable or acceptable. ¹
15. Verb. (transitive) To have (as an effect). ¹
16. Verb. (transitive) To fare; to succeed or fail. ¹
17. Verb. (transitive chiefly in questions) To have as one's job. ¹
18. Verb. To cook. ¹
19. Verb. (transitive) To travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of. ¹
20. Verb. To treat in a certain way. ¹
21. Verb. (transitive) To spend (time) in jail. ¹
22. Verb. (transitive) To impersonate or depict. ¹
23. Verb. (transitive slang) To kill. ¹
24. Verb. (transitive slang) To have sex with. (''See also'' '''do it''') ¹
25. Verb. (transitive) To cheat or swindle. ¹
26. Verb. (transitive) To convert into a certain form; especially, to translate. ¹
27. Verb. (transitive intransitive) To finish. ¹
28. Verb. (UK dated intransitive) To work as a domestic servant (with ''for''). ¹
29. Noun. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale. ¹
30. Abbreviation. (rare) ditto ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Do
1. the first tone of the diatonic musical scale [n DOS] / to begin and carry through to completion [v DID or DIDST, DONE, DOING, present sing. 2d person DO, DOEST or DOST, 3d person DOES, DOETH or DOTH]
Medical Definition of Do
1. 1. To place; to put. 2. To cause; to make; with an infinitive. "My lord Abbot of Westminster did do shewe to me late certain evidences." (W. Caxton) "I shall . . . Your cloister do make." (Piers Plowman) "A fatal plague which many did to die." (Spenser) "We do you to wit [i. E, We make you to know] of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia." (2 Cor. Viii. 1) We have lost the idiom shown by the citations (do used like the French faire or laisser), in which the verb in the infinitive apparently, but not really, has a passive signification, i. E, cause . . . To be made. 3. To bring about; to produce, as an effect or result; to effect; to achieve. "The neglecting it may do much danger." (Shak) "He waved indifferently' twixt doing them neither good not harm." (Shak) 4. 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. "Six days shalt thou labour and do all thy work." (Ex. Xx. 9) "We did not do these things." (Ld. Lytton) "You can not do wrong without suffering wrong." (Emerson) Hence: To do homage, honor, favor, justice, etc, to render homage, honor, etc. 5. 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. "Ere summer half be done." "I have done weeping." 6. 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. 7. To put or bring into a form, state, or condition, especially in the phrases, to do death, to put to death; to slay; to do away (often do away with), to put away; to remove; to do on, to put on; to don; to do off, to take off, as dress; to doff; to do into, to put into the form of; to translate or transform into, as a text. "Done to death by slanderous tongues." (Shak) "The ground of the difficulty is done away." (Paley) "Suspicions regarding his loyalty were entirely done away." (Thackeray) "To do on our own harness, that we may not; but we must do on the armor of God." (Latimer) "Then Jason rose and did on him a fair Blue woolen tunic." (W. Morris (Jason)) "Though the former legal pollution be now done off, yet there is a spiritual contagion in idolatry as much to be shunned." (Milton) "It ["Pilgrim's Progress"] has been done into verse: it has been done into modern English." (Macaulay) 8. To cheat; to gull; to overreach. "He was not be done, at his time of life, by frivolous offers of a compromise that might have secured him seventy-five per cent." (De Quincey) 9. To see or inspect; to explore; as, to do all the points of interest. 10. To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note. 11. A syllable attached to the first tone of the major diatonic scale for the purpose of solmization, or solfeggio. It is the first of the seven syllables used by the Italians as manes of musical tones, and replaced, for the sake of euphony, the syllable Ut, applied to the note C. In England and America the same syllables are used by mane as a scale pattern, while the tones in respect to absolute pitch are named from the first seven letters of the alphabet. 12. To act or behave in any manner; to conduct one's self. "They fear not the Lord, neither do they after . . . The law and commandment." (2 Kings xvii. 34) 13. To fare; to be, as regards health; as, they asked him how he did; how do you do to-day? 14. Ado; bustle; stir; to do. "A great deal of do, and a great deal of trouble." (Selden) 15. [Perh. A different word. OE. Dugen, dowen, to avail, be of use, AS. Dugan. See Doughty] To succeed; to avail; to answer the purpose; to serve; as, if no better plan can be found, he will make this do. "You would do well to prefer a bill against all kings and parliaments since the Conquest; and if that won't do; challenge the crown." (Collier) To do by. See By. To do for. To answer for; to serve as; to suit. To put an end to; to ruin; to baffle completely; as, a goblet is done for when it is broken. "Some folks are happy and easy in mind when their victim is stabbed and done for." (Thackeray) To do withal, to help or prevent it. "I could not do withal." . To do without, to get along without; to dispense with. To have done, to have made an end or conclusion; to have finished; to be quit; to desist. To have done with, to have completed; to be through with; to have no further concern with. Well to do, in easy circumstances. Do and did are much employed as auxiliaries, the verb to which they are joined being an infinitive. As an auxiliary the verb do has no participle. "I do set my bow in the cloud." . "Rarely . . . Did the wrongs of individuals to the knowledge of the public." (Macaulay) They are often used in emphatic construction. "You don't say so, Mr. Jobson. But I do say so." . "I did love him, but scorn him now." . In negative and interrogative constructions, do and did are in common use. I do not wish to see them; what do you think? Did Caesar cross the Tiber? He did not. "Do you love me?" . Do, as an auxiliary, is supposed to have been first used before imperatives. It expresses entreaty or earnest request; as, do help me. In the imperative mood, but not in the indicative, it may be used with the verb to be; as, do be quiet. Do, did, and done often stand as a general substitute or representative verb, and thus save the repetition of the principal verb. "To live and die is all we have to do." . In the case of do and did as auxiliaries, the sense may be completed by the infinitive (without to) of the verb represented. "When beauty lived and died as flowers do now." . "I . . . Chose my wife as she did her wedding gown." "My brightest hopes giving dark fears a being. As the light does the shadow." (Longfellow) In unemphatic affirmative sentences do is, for the most part, archaic or poetical; as, "This just reproach their virtue does excite." To do one's best, To do one's diligence (and the like), to exert one's self; to put forth one's best or most or most diligent efforts. "We will . . . Do our best to gain their assent." . To do one's business, to ruin one. To do one shame, to cause one shame. To do over. To make over; to perform a second time. To cover; to spread; to smear. "Boats . . . Sewed together and done over with a kind of slimy stuff like rosin." . To do to death, to put to death. (See 7) To do up. To put up; to raise. To pack together and envelop; to pack up. To accomplish thoroughly. To starch and iron. "A rich gown of velvet, and a ruff done up with the famous yellow starch." . To do way, to put away; to lay aside. To do with, to dispose of; to make use of; to employ; usually preceded by what. "Men are many times brought to that extremity, that were it not for God they would not know what to do with themselves." . To have to do with, to have concern, business or intercourse with; to deal with. When preceded by what, the notion is usually implied that the affair does not concern the person denoted by the subject of have. "Philology has to do with language in its fullest sense." . "What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? Origin: Din; . Done; Doing . This verb, when transitive, is formed in the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest or dost, he does, doeth, or doth; when auxiliary, the second person is, thou dost. As an independent verb, dost is obsolete or rare, except in poetry. "What dost thou in this world?" . The form doeth is a verb unlimited, doth, formerly so used, now being the auxiliary form. The second pers, sing, imperfect tense, is didst, formerly didest ] [AS. Dn; akin to D. Doen, OS. Duan, OHG. Tuon, G. Thun, Lith. Deti, OSlav. Dti, OIr. Denim I do, Gr. To put, Skr. Dha, and to E. Suffix -dom, and prob. To L. Facere to do, E. Fact, and perh. To L. -dere in some compounfds, as addere to add, credere to trust. Cf. Deed, Deem, Doom, Fact, Creed, Theme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Do
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