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    do - Dictionary definition and meaning for word do

    Definition
    (noun) an uproarious party
    Synonyms : bash , brawl
    Definition
    (noun) the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    Synonyms : doh , ut
    Definition
    (noun) doctor's degree in osteopathy Definition
    (verb) engage in
    Synonyms : make
    Example Sentence
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution
    Definition
    (verb) carry out or perform an action
    Synonyms : execute , perform
    Example Sentence
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
    Definition
    (verb) get (something) done
    Synonyms : perform
    Example Sentence
    • I did my job
    Definition
    (verb) proceed or get along
    Synonyms : come , fare , get along , make out
    Example Sentence
    • How is she doing in her new job?
    • How are you making out in graduate school?
    • He's come a long way
    Definition
    (verb) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
    Synonyms : cause , make
    Example Sentence
    • cause a commotion
    • make a stir
    • cause an accident
    Definition
    (verb) carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    Synonyms : exercise , practice , practise
    Example Sentence
    • practice law
    Definition
    (verb) be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    Synonyms : answer , serve , suffice
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) create or design, often in a certain way
    Synonyms : make
    Example Sentence
    • Do my room in blue
    • I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest
    Definition
    (verb) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    Synonyms : act , behave
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) spend time in prison or in a labor camp
    Synonyms : serve
    Example Sentence
    • He did six years for embezzlement
    Definition
    (verb) carry on or function
    Synonyms : manage
    Example Sentence
    • We could do with a little more help around here
    Definition
    (verb) arrange attractively
    Synonyms : arrange , coif , coiffe , coiffure , dress , set
    Example Sentence
    • dress my hair for the wedding
    Definition
    (verb) travel or traverse (a distance)
    Example Sentence
    • This car does 150 miles per hour
    • We did 6 miles on our hike every day
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