Definition of doesn't

"doesn't" is probably misspelled. Trying do instead Definition of do

1. do [ v ] engage in

Examples: : "make love, not war" "make an effort" "do research" "do nothing" "make revolution"

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

`` Failure to do this will continue to place a disproportionate burden '' on Fulton taxpayers .

Pelham said Sunday night there was research being done on whether the `` quickie '' vote on the increase can be repealed outright or whether notice would have to first be given that reconsideration of the action would be sought .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` If you destroy confidence in banks , you do something to the economy '' , he said .

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

`` I think I can do a better job with the glove , now that I know the hitters around the league a_little better '' , he said .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` In_fact our whole defensive unit did a good job '' .

Synonyms do make Related Terms overdo make

2. do [ v ] carry out or perform an action
Examples: "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters" "the skater executed a triple pirouette" "she did a little dance"

Used in print:

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

If you have a year-round , full-time job you can n't expect to grow much more than your family uses - unless other members of the family do a good_deal of the work or you hire help .

(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

I have often searched for a graphic way of impressing our superiority on those Americans who have doubts , and I think Mr._Jameson_Campaigne has done it well in his new book American_Might_and_Soviet_Myth .

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

The film they did after his return was an inconsequential bit of nothing titled Out_of_This_World , a satire on the Sinatra bobby-soxer craze .

, and `` Too_Marvelous_for_Words '' ( all with Richard_Whiting ) ; with Harry_Warren he did `` The_Girl_Friend_of_the_Whirling_Dervish '' , `` Jeepers Creepers '' , and `` You_Must_Have_Been_a_Beautiful_Baby '' .

Besides doing a single song , `` When_the_Sun_Comes_Out '' , they worked_on the ambitious Americanegro_Suite , for voices and piano , as_well_as songs for films .

Synonyms do perform execute Related Terms conduct conduct make rehearse improvise interpret appear declaim turn_in click_off blaze_away cut_corners serenade cut stunt scamp pipe_up sight-read premier carry star churn_out performance actor

3. do [ v ] get (something) done
Examples: "I did my job"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

Bill_Kunkel , Bob_Hartman and Ed_Keegan did the mound chores for the club down from West_Palm_Beach to play the game before 767 paying customers in Miami_Stadium .

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

An ordinary hot bath or shower will do the same .

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

To do this , it is sufficient to point_out that if the principle in_terms_of which alternatives are to be conceived is such_as to exclude more_than two , then the question of a `` third '' possibility is a meaningless question .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

School_teachers , all_too unprepared for the job they must do , will need demonstrators .

Ask any group of ballerinas to do ten push-ups or three chin-ups and the results , considering the amount of physical training they have had , will be very disappointing .

Synonyms do perform Related Terms carry_through go_all_out ply turn misdo overachieve underachieve actor

4. do [ v ] proceed or get along
Examples: "How is she doing in her new job?" "How are you making out in graduate school?" "He's come a long way"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

But except for a vague adherence to the basic storyline - i.e. , that Ruth remained with Naomi and finally wound_up with Boaz - the film version has little to do with the Bible .

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

But , as Scripture everywhere reminds us , God does have need of his creatures , and the church , a_fortiori , can ill afford to do without the talents with which the world , by God 's providence , presents it .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

After_all , we did pretty well in some other areas of the Olympics competition .

And what has dancing to do with all this ?

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Working in a vacuum of minimal information can result only in show_pieces that look good in exhibitions and catalogs and may please the public_relations department but have little to do with the essence of interior_design .

Synonyms do get_along fare make_out come Related Terms proceed

5. do [ v ] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
Examples: "cause a commotion" "make a stir" "cause an accident"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` They can be going_along , doing little damage , then bang , bang - they can hit a_couple_of passes on you for touchdowns and put you in_trouble '' .

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

Though it was a great relief when the big brains on these shows turned_out to be frauds and phonies , it did irreparable damage to the ego of the editor and many_another intelligent , well-informed American .

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

It is truly odd and ironic that the most handsome and impressive film yet made from Miguel_de_Cervantes ' `` Don_Quixote '' is the brilliant Russian spectacle , done in wide_screen and color , which opened yesterday at the Fifty-fifth_Street and Sixty-eighth_Street_Playhouses .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

In one way the Institutes and Societies do a disservice to the schools .

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

What hurts most is the damage the automobile has done to central-city retailing , especially in those cities where public_transit is feeble .

Synonyms cause make do Related Terms make determine effect impel make motivate engender initiate occasion provoke facilitate causal_agent causing

6. do [ v ] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
Examples: : "practice law"

Used in print:

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Mrs._Trempler was tuberculosis , Mrs._Surcliffe was Mothers ' March_of_Dimes , Mrs._Craven was cancer , and Mrs._Gilkson did the kidney .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Anyhow she 's coming_back in five minutes to do the room '' .

Synonyms do practice exercise carry_out practise Related Terms take_up shamanize use work

7. do [ v ] be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)

A covered container such_as a kitchen garbage pail might do as a toilet .

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

An elephant or a fox or a swan or a cocopalm or a banana possess in unusually high degree this quality of obvious , common-sense , indubitable identity , as do an eye or tooth or nail .

Synonyms do suffice serve answer Related Terms satisfy serve qualify go_a_long_way go_around tide_over sufficiency

8. do [ v ] create or design, often in a certain way
Examples: "Do my room in blue" "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

One of the local callers , a retired brigadier apparently left_over from Kipling 's tales of India , does not approve of the way Larkin gets his birds .

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

It was because of this chain-reaction as_much_as for any other reason - that_is , because of the growing independence of the planar unit in collage as a shape - that the identity of depicted_objects , or at_least parts of them , re-emerged in Braque 's and Picasso 's papiers colles and continued to remain more conspicuous there - but only as flattened silhouettes - than in any of their paintings done wholly in oil before the end of 1913 .

Synonyms make do Related Terms unmake create

9. do [ v ] behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
Examples: "You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "She played the servant her husband's master"

Used in print:

(87th Congress, 1st Session. House Document No. 247....)

For the dignity , the influence , and the power of the legislative branch of our Government - it is a privilege for us to do honor to this great man who represents not alone his own district but all the people of our country .

Synonyms act behave do Related Terms act make ramp swell break_down play joke romanticize sentimentalise presume bungle swagger quack loosen_up follow bend_over_backwards dally piffle make make_as_if freeze optimize menace sauce backslap hugger_mugger footle stooge frivol vulgarise wanton act_involuntarily act_up dissemble act

10. do [ v ] carry on or manage
Examples: "We could do with a little more help around here"

Used in print:

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

Harassed state park officials often have more campers than they know what to do with .

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

As cheerfully as possible , he said , `` Well , I guess we could all do with a little drink '' .

Synonyms do manage

11. do [ v ] arrange attractively
Examples: "dress my hair for the wedding"

Used in print:

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

Prettier , she 'd do her hair another way ; smarter , and wear different kinds of clothes - she 'd be Katharine_Ross , just what that sounded like .

Synonyms do arrange coif set coiffe coiffure dress Related Terms groom bob wave dress hairdo

12. do [ v ] spend time in prison or in a labor camp
Examples: "He did six years for embezzlement"

Used in print:

(Todhunter Ballard, The Night Riders....)

He had done time for the theft .

(Allen R. Bosworth, The Crows of Edwina Hill....)

He was doing thirty years , and the Navy would take care of him .

Synonyms serve do Related Terms spend admit

13. do [ v ] travel or traverse (a distance) "This car does 150 miles per hour"
Examples: "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"

Used in print:

(Hal Kelly, "Build Hotei"...)

With only two aboard , Hotei does better than 27 mph - and she gives a comfortable ride at this speed even in a three-foot chop .

Synonyms do Related Terms travel

14. Do [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2934

Synonyms Do

15. do [ n ] the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization

Synonyms doh ut do Related Terms solfa_syllable

16. do [ n ] an uproarious party

Synonyms do brawl bash Related Terms party

17. DO [ n ] doctor's degree in osteopathy

Synonyms DO Doctor_of_Osteopathy Related Terms doctor's_degree

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