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Dictionary definition for: Do

1. (n) an uproarious party

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

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

4. (v) 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"

5. (n) doctor''s degree in osteopathy

6. (v) get (something) done; "I did my job"

7. (v) 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"

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

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

10. (v) 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"

11. (v) 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"

12. (v) 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"

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

14. (v) carry on or manage; "We could do with a little more help around here"

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

16. (v) travel or traverse (a distance) "This car does 150 miles per hour" "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"

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