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does, 3rd person singular present; doing, present participle; did, past tense; done, past participle;
  1. Used before a verb (except be, can, may, ought, shall, will) in questions and negative statements
    • - do you have any pets?
    • - did he see me?
    • - I don't smoke
    • - it does not matter
  2. Used to make tag questions
    • - you write poetry, don't you?
    • - I never seem to say the right thing, do I?
  3. Used in negative commands
    • - don't be silly
    • - do not forget
  4. Used to refer to a verb already mentioned
    • - he looks better than he did before
    • - you wanted to enjoy yourself, and you did
    • - as the cops get smarter, so do the crooks
  5. Used to give emphasis to a positive verb
    • - I do want to act on this
    • - he did look tired
  6. Used in positive commands to give polite encouragement
    • - do tell me!
    • - do sit down
  7. Used with inversion of a subject and verb when an adverbial phrase begins a clause for emphasis
    • - only rarely did they succumb
    • - not only did the play close, the theater closed
  1. Perform (an action, the precise nature of which is often unspecified)
    • - something must be done about the city's traffic
    • - she knew what she was doing
    • - what can I do for you?
    • - Brian was making eyes at the girl, and had been doing so for most of the hearing
  2. Perform (a particular task)
    • - Dad always did the cooking on Sundays
  3. Work on (something) to bring it to completion or to a required state
    • - it takes them longer to do their hair than me
    • - she's the secretary and does the publicity
  4. Make or have available and provide
    • - he's doing bistro food
    • - many hotels don't do single rooms at all
    • - he decided to do her a favor
  5. Solve; work out
    • - Joe was doing sums aloud
  6. Cook (food) to completion or to a specified degree
    • - if a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, then your pie is done
  7. (often in questions) Work at for a living
    • - what does she do?
  8. Produce or give a performance of (a particular play, opera, etc.)
    • - the Royal Shakespeare Company is doing Macbeth next month
  9. Perform (a particular role, song, etc.) or imitate (a particular person) in order to entertain people
    • - he not only does Schwarzenegger and Groucho, he becomes them
  10. Take (a narcotic drug)
    • - he doesn't smoke, drink, or do drugs
  11. Attend to (someone)
    • - the barber said he'd do me next
  12. vulgar. Have sexual intercourse with

  13. vulgar. Have sexual intercourse

  14. Urinate; defecate

  15. Achieve or complete, in particular

  16. Travel (a specified distance)
    • - one car I looked at had done 112,000 miles
  17. Travel at (a specified speed)
    • - I was speeding, doing seventy-five
  18. Make (a particular journey)
    • - last time I did New York–Philadelphia round trip by train it was over 80 bucks
  19. Achieve (a specified sales figure)
    • - our best-selling album did about a million worldwide
  20. Visit as a tourist, esp. in a superficial or hurried way
    • - the tourists are allotted only a day to “do” Verona
  21. Spend (a specified period of time), typically in prison or in a particular occupation
    • - he did five years for manslaughter
  22. Finish
    • - you must sit there and wait till I'm done
    • - we're done arguing
  23. Be over
    • - the special formula continues to beautify your tan when the day is done
  24. Give up concern for: have finished with
    • - I would sell the place and have done with it
    • - Steve was not done with her
  25. Act or behave in a specified way
    • - they are free to do as they please
    • - you did well to bring her back
  26. Make progress or perform in a specified way; get on
    • - when a team is doing badly, it's not easy for a new player to settle in
    • - Mrs. Walters, how're you doing?
  27. Have a specified effect on
    • - the walk will do me good
  28. Result in
    • - the years of stagnation did a lot of harm to the younger generation
  29. Be suitable or acceptable
    • - if he's anything like you, he'll do
    • - a couple of bucks'll do me
  30. Beat up; kill
    • - he was the guy who did Maranzano
  31. Ruin
    • - once you falter, you're done
  32. Rob (a place)
    • - this would be an easy place to do, and there was plenty of money lying around
  33. Swindle
    • - in business you had to do your competitors before they did you
  34. Prosecute; convict
    • - we got done for conspiracy to commit murder
  1. (in solmization) The first and eighth note of a major scale

  2. The note C in the fixed-do system

  1. make: engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
  2. bash: an uproarious party
  3. the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  4. perform: carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
  5. Doctor of Osteopathy: doctor's degree in osteopathy
  6. get (something) done; "I did my job"
  7. .do is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Dominican Republic. has administered the domain since 1991.
  8. D (D-flat) is a musical note lying a diatonic semitone above C and a chromatic semitone below D. It is thus enharmonic to C. In the French solfège it is known as Re Bémol.
  9. The ditto mark (〃) is a typographic symbol indicating that the word(s) or figure(s) below which it is placed are to be repeated. For example: It has Unicode code-point U+3003, though in practice closing double quotation marks (”) or straight double quotation marks (") are often used instead. ...
  10. Do is the eponymous debut album of Dutch singer Do, including the singles "Heaven", "On and On", "Love Is Killing Me" and "Angel By My Side". Do co-wrote 4 songs on the album, "Closer To You", "Should I", "Selfish" and "I Believe In Love". It charted at #3 in the Netherlands. ...
  11. C or Do is the first note of the fixed-Do solfège. Its enharmonic is B.
  12. Dào was an administrative division of ancient China, translated as "circuit".
  13. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Dominican Republic
  14. A party, celebration, social function; A hairdo; A period of confusion or argument; Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts); A syntactic marker in questions; A syntactic marker in negations; A syntactic marker for emphasis; A syntactic marker to avoid ...
  15. (doing) A deed or action, especially when held responsible for it; Slang for having sexual intercourse; The sound made by an elastic object when struck by or striking a hard object
  16. (doïng) Alternative spelling of doing
  17. (DOS) Date[s] of Service; Date of Separation; Department of State; Density of states; Disk Operating System, sometimes MS-DOS for Microsoft-DOS, DR-DOS, etc
  18. (DOES) Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (USAALS)
  19. (Does) In the event a female more than one year old is claimed to be a non-breeder, after being bred regularly to a buck known to be a breeder and after being treated by a licensed veterinarian, the matter must be reported in writing to the seller within seven months of sale date, or by the time ...
  20. (Does) evoke emotional response in them;
  21. (does) (n.): female rabbits
  22. (Doing) Of all the ways of learning (reading, listening, watching), the most effective is by "doing." See Training Methods. ...
  23. (doing(ness)) the action of creating an effect. An effect in creation is action. See also conditions of existence.
  24. (DOS) Disk operating system. A software package that makes a computer work with its hardware devise such as hard drive, floppy drive, screen, keyboard, etc.
  25. (DOS) Dean of Students Office