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  Definition of Do
  1. doctor''s degree in osteopathy
  2. the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  3. an uproarious party
  4. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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"
  5. arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
  6. create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
  7. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
  8. 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"
  9. travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
  10. carry on or manage; "We could do with a little more help around here"
  11. engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
  12. get (something) done; "I did my job"
  13. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
  14. proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He''s come a long way"
  15. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "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"
  16. spend time in prison or in a labor camp; "He did six years for embezzlement"
Similar Words: Doctor of Osteopathy, DO, doh, ut, bash, brawl, act, behave, dress, arrange, set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, make, cause, perform, execute, manage, practice, practise, exercise, fare, make out, come, get along, suffice, answer, serve


See Also: act up


Hyponyms: act involuntarily, act reflexively, fall over backwards, bend over backwards, presume, vulgarize, vulgarise, optimize, optimise, quack, menace, make, swagger, bluster, swash, freeze, wanton, romanticize, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sentimentize, sentimentise, bungle, play, toy, act, act as, stooge, joke, jest, piffle, make as if, break down, lose it, snap, dally, dawdle, backslap, hugger mugger, sauce, footle, frivol, trifle, swell, puff up, follow, relax, loosen up, ramp, rage, storm, bob, wave, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate, initiate, pioneer, effect, effectuate, bring about, set up, occasion, provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up, engender, breed, spawn, motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, impel, force, facilitate, click off, sight-read, carry, pipe up, declaim, recite, serenade, cut corners, stunt, cut, blaze away, scamp, churn out, premier, premiere, star, appear, rehearse, practise, practice, improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise, interpret, render, conduct, lead, direct, overdo, exaggerate, overachieve, turn, underachieve, underperform, misdo, go all out, give one's best, do one's best, ply, shamanize, shamanise, tide over, bridge over, keep going, go a long way, serve, function, qualify, measure up, go around, admit


Grouped Verbs: act, play, act as, dissemble, pretend, dress, groom, curry, make


Entailments: work, do work


Derivational Morphology: hairdo, hair style, coiffure, arrangement, causing, causation, cause, reason, grounds, causal agent, causal agency, actor, doer, worker, performance, execution, carrying out, carrying into action, executant, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise, practice, sufficiency, enough, adequacy


Anagrams: OD


Language Translations:
Albanian: bën   Basque: egin  
Catalan: fer   Chinese:  
Croatian: činiti   Danish: gøre  
Dutch: doen   Estonian: tegema  
Finnish: tehdä   French: faire  
Galician: facer   Georgian: კეთება  
German: tun   Greek: κάμνω  
Hebrew: לעשות   Hindi: करना  
Hungarian: tesz   Icelandic: gera  
Indonesian: buat   Irish: déan  
Italian: fare   Japanese: する  
Korean: 하다   Latin: facere  
Maltese: għamel   Portuguese: fazer  
Romanian: face   Russian: делать  
Slovene: storiti   Spanish: hacer  
Swedish: göra   Turkish: yapmak  
Vietnamese: làm  
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