(noun, verb, adverb)


1. an uproarious party

Similar word(s): bash, brawl

Definition categories: event, party

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

Similar word(s): doh

Definition categories: communication

3. doctor's degree in osteopathy

Definition categories: communication, doctorate

Sentences with do as a noun:

- We’re having a bit of a do on Saturday to celebrate my birthday.

- Nice do!


1. engage in

- do research

- do nothing

Similar word(s): make

Definition categories: social

2. carry out or perform an action

Similar word(s): execute, perform

Definition categories: creation

3. get (something) done

Similar word(s): perform

Definition categories: social, accomplish, action, execute, fulfil, fulfill

4. proceed or get along

- How is she doing in her new job?

Similar word(s): come, fare

Definition categories: stative, go, proceed

5. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Similar word(s): cause, make

Definition categories: creation, create, make

6. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

Similar word(s): exercise, practice, practise

Definition categories: social

7. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

- Will $100 do?

- A `B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school

Similar word(s): answer, serve, suffice

Definition categories: stative, fulfil, fulfill, satisfy

8. create or design, often in a certain way

- Do my room in blue

Similar word(s): make

Definition categories: creation, create, make

9. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

- Don't behave like a fool

- What makes her do this way?

- The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Similar word(s): act, behave

Definition categories: body

10. spend time in prison or in a labor camp

Similar word(s): serve

Definition categories: stative, pass, spend

11. carry on or function

- We could do with a little more help around here

Similar word(s): manage

Definition categories: social

12. arrange attractively

Similar word(s): arrange, coif, coiffe, coiffure, dress, set

Definition categories: body, groom, neaten

13. travel or traverse (a distance)

- This car does 150 miles per hour

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel

Sentences with do as a verb:

- Do you go there often?

- I do not go there often.

- But I do go sometimes.

- I play tennis; she does too.

- all you ever do is surf the Internet;

- it’s not the best broom, but it will have to do;

- It simply will not do to have dozens of children running around such a quiet event.

- Our relationship isn't doing very well;

- What does Bob do? — He's a plumber.

- I'll just do some eggs.

- Let’s do New York also.

- He got done for speeding.

- Teacher'll do you for that!

- the novel has just been done into English;

- Aren't you done yet?

- Do they do haircuts there?

- Could you do me a burger with mayonnaise instead of ketchup?