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Definition of "d.o." []

  • To perform or complete (a deed or action) (verb)
  • To serve the needs of; be suitable for (a person, situation, etc); suffice (verb)
  • To arrange or fix (verb)
  • To prepare or provide; serve (verb)
  • To make tidy, elegant, ready, etc, as by arranging or adorning (verb)
  • To improve (esp in the phrase do something to or for) (verb)
  • To find an answer to (a problem or puzzle) (verb)
  • To translate or adapt the form or language of (verb)
  • To conduct oneself (verb)
  • To fare or manage (verb)
  • To cause or produce (verb)
  • To give or render (verb)
  • To work at, esp as a course of study or a profession (verb)
  • To perform (a play, etc); act (verb)
  • To travel at a specified speed, esp as a maximum (verb)
  • To travel or traverse (a distance) (verb)
  • Used as an auxiliary before the subject of an interrogative sentence as a way of forming a question (verb)
  • Used as an auxiliary to intensify positive statements and commands (verb)
  • Used as an auxiliary before a negative adverb to form negative statements or commands (verb)
  • Used as an auxiliary in inverted constructions (verb)
  • Used as an auxiliary to replace an earlier verb or verb phrase to avoid repetition (verb)
  • To visit or explore as a sightseer or tourist (verb)
  • To wear out; exhaust (verb)
  • To happen (esp in the phrase nothing doing) (verb)
  • To serve (a period of time) as a prison sentence (verb)
  • To cheat or swindle (verb)
  • To rob (verb)
  • To arrest (verb)
  • To convict of a crime (verb)
  • To lose or spend (money) completely (verb)
  • To treat violently; assault (verb)
  • To take or use (a drug) (verb)
  • To arrange (a meal) (verb)
  • An act or instance of cheating or swindling (noun)
  • A formal or festive gathering; party (noun)

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Use "d.o." in a sentence
  • "Given that “whom” can serve in any object capacity (d.o., i.o.), it seems more, um, encompassing to use “objective” as the term to contrast with “nominative.”"
  • "Perry Logan (0 articles, 0 quicklinks, 0 diaries, 825 comments [166 recommended, 3 rejected]) on Friday, Aug 21, 2009 at 10: 25: 29 AM d.o. Walk the talk"
  • "By d.o. (about the author) Page 1 of 1 page (s) opednews. com Permalink"
  • "Hrm, today I was at S____ School, near the d.o., subbing for a third-grade class."