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Overview of noun dos

The noun dos has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Department of State, United States Department of State, State Department, State, DoS

(the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789")

2. DOS, disk operating system

(an operating system that is on a disk)

Overview of noun do

The noun do has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bash, do, brawl

(an uproarious party)

2. do, doh, ut

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

3. Doctor of Osteopathy, DO

(doctor's degree in osteopathy)

Overview of verb do

The verb do has 13 senses? (first 13 from tagged texts)
1. (526) make, do

(engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution")

2. (173) perform, execute, 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")

3. (134) do, perform

(get (something) done; "I did my job")

4. (58) do, fare, make out, come, get along

(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. (35) cause, do, make

(give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

6. (20) practice, practise, exercise, do

(carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law")

7. (11) suffice, do, answer, serve

(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")

8. (9) do, make

(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")

9. (3) act, behave, 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")

10. (2) serve, do

(spend time in prison or in a labor camp; "He did six years for embezzlement")

11. (2) do, manage

(carry on or function; "We could do with a little more help around here")

12. (2) dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure

(arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")

13. (1) do

(travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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