HyperDic: do

English > 16 senses of the word do / DO:
VERBsocialdo, makeengage in
creationdo, perform, executecarry out or perform an action
socialdo, performget (something) done
stativedo, fare, make out, come, get alongproceed or get along
creationdo, cause, makegive rise to
socialdo, practice, practise, exercisecarry out or practice
stativedo, suffice, answer, servebe sufficient
creationdo, makecreate or design, often in a certain way
bodydo, act, behavebehave in a certain manner
stativedo, servespend time in prison or in a labor camp
socialdo, managecarry on or function
bodydo, dress, arrange, set, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
motiondotravel or traverse (a distance)
NOUNeventdo, bash, brawlan uproarious party / party
communicationdo, doh, utthe syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
communicationDO, Doctor of Osteopathydoctor's degree in osteopathy
do / DO > pronunciation
Soundsduw'
Rhymesadieu ... voodoo: 22 rhymes with duw...
English > do: 16 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn uproarious party / party.
Synonymsbash, brawl
BroaderpartyAn occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
Spanishguateque, pachanga, reyerta
English > do: 16 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
Synonymsdoh, ut
Broadersolfa syllableOne of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
Spanishdoh, do
Catalandoh, do
English > DO: 16 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningdoctor's degree in osteopathy.
SynonymDoctor of Osteopathy
Broaderdoctor's degree, doctorateOne of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university / university
Spanishdoctor en osteopatía
English > do: 16 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningEngage in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "do research"
  • "do nothing"
Synonymmake
Narroweroverdo, exaggerateDo something to an excessive degree
Similar tomakePerform or carry out
Spanishhacer
Catalanfer
English > do: 16 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningcarry out or perform an action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsperform, execute
Entailed bycastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
NarrowerappearAppear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
blaze awayPerform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly
carrysing / sing or play against other voices or parts
churn outPerform in a mechanical way
click offPerform or finish an action rapidly
conduct, lead, directLead, as in the performance of a composition
cutPerform or carry out
cut cornersDo something the cheapest or easiest way
declaim, reciterecite in elocution
improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporisePerform without preparation
interpret, renderGive an interpretation or rendition / rendition of
makePerform or carry out
pipe upBegin to play or sing
premier, premiereperform a work for the first time
rehearse, practise, practiceEngage in a rehearsal (of)
scampPerform hastily and carelessly
serenadesing and play for somebody
starBe the star in a performance
stuntPerform a stunt or stunts
Spanishejecutar, hacer, interpretar, llevar a cabo, practicar
Catalandur a terme, executar, fer, interpretar, practicar
Nounsdoera person who acts and gets things done
English > do: 16 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningGet (something) done.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymperform
Narrowergo all out, give one's best, do one's best, give full measurePerform a task as well as possible
misdoDo wrongly or improperly
overachievePerform better or achieve a greater degree of success than expected
plyapply oneself diligently
turnaccomplish by rotating
underachieve, underperformperform less well or with less success than expected
Broadercarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilput in effect
Spanishcumplir, hacer, realizar
Catalanacomplir, dur a terme, fer, realitzar
Nounsdoera person who acts and gets things done
English > do: 16 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningproceed or get along.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective
Example"How is she doing in her new job?"
Synonymsfare, make out, come, get along
Broaderproceed, goFollow a certain course
Spanishandar, arreglárselas, desenvolverse, ir, salir, viajar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaninggive rise to; cause to happen / happen / happen or occur, not always intentionally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscause, make
Narrowerdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
effect, effectuate, set upproduce
engender, breed, spawnCall forth
facilitateincrease the likelihood of (a response)
impel, forceurge or force (a person) to an action
initiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
makecompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, inciteGive an incentive for action / action
occasionGive occasion to
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcausar, hacer, ocasionar, producir, provocar
Catalanfer, ocasionar, provocar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 6, social
Meaningcarry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspractice, practise, exercise
Entailswork, do workBe employed
Narrowershamanize, shamanisepractice shamanism / shamanism
Spanishejercer, entrenar, llevar a cabo, practicar
Catalandur a cap, dur a terme, entrenar, exercir, practicar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningBe sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "Will $100 do?"
  • "A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"
Synonymssuffice, answer, serve
Narrowergo a long waysuffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent
go aroundBe sufficient
qualify, measure upprove capable or fit
serve, functionServe a purpose, role, or function
tide over, bridge over, keep goingsuffice for a period between two points
Broadersatisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
Spanishbastar
Catalanbastar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 8, creation
Meaningcreate or design, often in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelDid he do his major works over a short period of time?
Example"Do my room in blue"
Synonymmake
Broadercreate, makecreate by artistic means
Oppositeunmake, undodeprive of certain characteristics / characteristics
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar, hacer
Catalanconfeccionar, crear, formar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 9, body
MeaningBehave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s Adjective
Examples
  • "Don't behave like a fool"
  • "What makes her do this way?"
  • "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
Synonymsact, behave
Narroweract, play, act aspretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
act involuntarily, act reflexivelyAct in an uncontrolled manner
backslapDisplay excessive cordiality (towards)
break down, lose it, snapLose control of one's emotions
bunglespoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly
dally, dawdleWaste time
fall over backwards, bend over backwardstry very hard to please someone
followAccept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of
footleact foolishly, as by talking / talking nonsense
freezeSuddenly behave coldly and formally
frivol, trifleAct frivolously
hugger muggerAct stealthily or secretively
joke, jestAct in a funny or teasing way
makeBehave in a certain way
makeact in a certain way so as to acquire
make as ifBegin or appear to begin an action
menaceAct in a threatening manner
optimize, optimiseact as an optimist and take a sunny view of the world
piffleAct in a trivial or ineffective way
play, toyEngage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
presumeTake liberties or act with too much confidence
quackact as a medical quack or a charlatan
ramp, rage, stormBehave violently, as if in state of a great anger
relax, loosen upBecome less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner
romanticizeAct in a romantic / romantic way
sauceBehave saucily or impudently towards
sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sentimentize, sentimentiseAct in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
stoogeact as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner
swagger, bluster, swashAct in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
swell, puff upBecome filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
vulgarize, vulgariseAct in a vulgar manner
wantonBehave extremely cruelly and brutally
Similar toact, play, act aspretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
dissemble, pretend, actBehave unnaturally or affectedly
Spanishactuar, comportarse, comportar, comprtarse, hacer, obrar, portarse, portar
Catalanactuar, comportar-se, comportar, fer, obrar, portar
English > do: 16 senses > verb 10, stative
Meaningspend time in prison or in a labor camp.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymserve
NarroweradmitServe as a means of entrance
Broaderspend, passPass time in a specific way
Spanishservir
Catalanservir
English > do: 16 senses > verb 11, social
Meaningcarry on or function.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"We could do with a little more help around here"
Synonymmanage
Spanisharreglárselas, manejar, montárselo
English > do: 16 senses > verb 12, body
Meaningarrange attractively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey do their hair
Synonymsdress, arrange, set, coif, coiffe, coiffure
Narrowerbobcut hair in the style of a bob
waveset waves in
Broadergroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
Similar todress, groom, curryGive a neat appearance to
Spanishaderezar, arreglarse el pelo, arreglar, atusar, cardar, marcar, peinar con estilo, peinar
Catalanarranjar, arreglar, empolainar-se, empolistrar-se, endiumenjar-se
English > do: 16 senses > verb 13, motion
MeaningTravel or traverse (a distance).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This car does 150 miles per hour"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishlograr

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