n.1.(Mus.) 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.
v. t. 1.To place; to put.
2.To cause; to make; - with an infinitive.
I shall . . . your cloister do make.
- Piers Plowman.
3.To bring about; to produce, as an effect or result; to effect; to achieve.
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 labor and do all thy work.
- Ex. xx. 9.
We did not do these things.
- Ld. Lytton.
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.
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.
Then Jason rose and did on him a fair
Blue woolen tunic.
- W. Morris (Jason).
8.To cheat; to gull; to overreach.
9.To see or inspect; to explore; as, to do all the points of interest.
10.(Stock Exchange) To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
11.To perform work upon, about, for, or at, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, or the like.
The sergeants seem to do themselves pretty well.
- Harper's Mag.
12.To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.
To do one's best
to exert one's self; to put forth one's best or most or most diligent efforts.
To do one's business
to ruin one.
- Jowett (Thucyd.).
To do one shame
to cause one shame.
- Wycherley.
To do over
a - To make over; to perform a second time.
b - To cover; to spread; to smear.
To do to death
to put to death.
- De Foe.
To do up
a - To put up; to raise.
b - To pack together and envelop; to pack up.
- Chaucer.
c - To accomplish thoroughly.
d - To starch and iron.
To do way
to put away; to lay aside.
- Hawthorne.
To do with
to dispose of; to make use of; to employ; - usually preceded by what.
- Chaucer.
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.
- Tillotson.
v. i.1.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.
2.To fare; to be, as regards health; as, they asked him how he did; how do you do to-day?
3.To succeed; to avail; to answer the purpose; to serve; as, if no better plan can be found, he will make this do.
To do by
See under By.
To do for
a - To answer for; to serve as; to suit.
b - To put an end to; to ruin; to baffle completely; as, a goblet is done for when it is broken.
n.1.Deed; act; fear.
2.Ado; bustle; stir; to do.
A great deal of do, and a great deal of trouble.
- Selden.
3.A cheat; a swindle.
Noun1.do - an uproarious party
Synonyms: brawl, bash
2.do - the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
Synonyms: doh, ut
3.DO - doctor's degree in osteopathy
Verb1.do - engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
Synonyms: make
2.do - 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"
Synonyms: perform, execute
3.do - get (something) done; "I did my job"
Synonyms: perform
4.do - 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"
5.do - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
Synonyms: cause, make
6.do - carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
7.do - 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"
Synonyms: suffice, answer, serve
8.do - 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"
Synonyms: make
9.do - 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"
Synonyms: behave, act
10.do - spend time in prison or in a labor camp; "He did six years for embezzlement"
Synonyms: serve
11.do - carry on or manage; "We could do with a little more help around here"
Synonyms: manage
12.do - arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
13.do - travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
1.(programming)do - repeat loop.
2.(networking)do - The country code for Dominican Republic.
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do a job on
do away with
do by
do drugs
do good
do in
do it
do justice
do loop
do one's best
do the dishes
do the honors
do up
do well
do work
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