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1. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] engage in.

Synonyms

  • exaggerate
  • overdo

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • criticize
  • forfeit

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word do


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Women work hard to win back the attention of abusers, while men do not.

2. Verb, base form
The first thing you may do is look at your herb plants to see how they look different.

Quotes containing the word do


1. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
- Dr. Seuss

2. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. Do one thing every day that scares you.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

2. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] carry out or perform an action.

Synonyms

  • improvise
  • premiere
  • rehearse
  • carry
  • conduct
  • churn out
  • perform
  • render
  • ad-lib
  • extemporise
  • cut corners
  • star
  • execute
  • blaze away
  • improvize
  • direct
  • declaim
  • click off
  • practice
  • lead
  • stunt
  • cut
  • interpret
  • make
  • recite
  • scamp
  • appear
  • serenade
  • premier
  • extemporize
  • practise

Antonyms

  • fail
  • disobey
  • violate
  • disoblige

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] get (something) done.

Synonyms

  • underachieve
  • misdo
  • action
  • give full measure
  • perform
  • accomplish
  • execute
  • carry out
  • give one's best
  • ply
  • carry through
  • overachieve
  • fulfill
  • do one's best
  • turn
  • fulfil
  • underperform

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • leader
  • understate
  • bad

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] proceed or get along.

Synonyms

  • fare
  • proceed
  • go
  • make out
  • come

Antonyms

  • unblock
  • move
  • chaste
  • motivated

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • facilitate
  • propel
  • incite
  • spawn
  • provoke
  • initiate
  • mold
  • force
  • pioneer
  • prompt
  • effectuate
  • effect
  • create
  • impel
  • move
  • influence
  • determine
  • evoke
  • motivate
  • set up
  • regulate
  • engender
  • make
  • actuate
  • breed
  • cause
  • call forth
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.

Synonyms

  • shamanize
  • work
  • shamanise
  • practice
  • exercise
  • practise

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • boil
  • bring to

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity.

Synonyms

  • keep going
  • suffice
  • fulfill
  • answer
  • serve
  • bridge over
  • measure up
  • qualify
  • live up to
  • go around
  • go a long way
  • function
  • fulfil
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] create or design, often in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • precede
  • rush

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself.

Synonyms

  • dally
  • quack
  • menace
  • relax
  • toy
  • presume
  • storm
  • vulgarize
  • loosen up
  • behave
  • sentimentalize
  • rage
  • ramp
  • dawdle
  • act
  • follow
  • footle
  • optimize
  • frivol
  • act reflexively
  • piffle
  • sauce
  • backslap
  • swagger
  • hugger mugger
  • play
  • puff up
  • pretend
  • stooge
  • bluster
  • act as
  • lose it
  • optimise
  • swell
  • swash
  • joke
  • bend over backwards
  • freeze
  • romanticize
  • wanton
  • make
  • make as if
  • dissemble
  • jest
  • trifle
  • act involuntarily
  • vulgarise
  • sentimentalise
  • bungle
  • sentimentize
  • fall over backwards
  • break down
  • sentimentise

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • stay
  • natural object
  • defend

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] arrange attractively.

Synonyms

  • neaten
  • groom
  • coiffe
  • wave
  • coiffure
  • bob
  • arrange
  • dress
  • coif
  • curry

Antonyms

  • obstruct
  • misbehave
  • lie
  • sit

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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