Definitions for do

Definitions for (noun) do

Main entry: DO, Doctor of Osteopathy

Definition: doctor's degree in osteopathy

Main entry: do, doh, ut

Definition: the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization

Main entry: brawl, bash, do

Definition: an uproarious party

Definitions for (verb) do

Main entry: act, behave, do

Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Main entry: set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, arrange

Definition: arrange attractively

Usage: dress my hair for the wedding

Main entry: make, do

Definition: create or design, often in a certain way

Usage: Do my room in blue; I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest

Main entry: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

Main entry: do, perform, execute

Definition: carry out or perform an action

Usage: John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters; the skater executed a triple pirouette; she did a little dance

Main entry: do

Definition: travel or traverse (a distance)

Usage: This car does 150 miles per hour; We did 6 miles on our hike every day

Main entry: do, manage

Definition: carry on or function

Usage: We could do with a little more help around here

Main entry: make, do

Definition: engage in

Usage: make love, not war; make an effort; do research; do nothing; make revolution

Main entry: do, perform

Definition: get (something) done

Usage: I did my job

Main entry: do, practice, practise, exercise

Definition: carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

Usage: practice law

Main entry: fare, get along, come, do, make out

Definition: proceed or get along

Usage: How is she doing in her new job?; How are you making out in graduate school?; He's come a long way

Main entry: suffice, do, answer, serve

Definition: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

Usage: A few words would answer; This car suits my purpose well; Will $100 do?; A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school; Nothing else will serve

Main entry: serve, do

Definition: spend time in prison or in a labor camp

Usage: He did six years for embezzlement

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