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Definition of "do" [do.•do]

  • To perform or execute: do one's assigned task; do a series of business deals. (verb-transitive)
  • To fulfill the requirements of: did my duty at all times. (verb-transitive)
  • To carry out; commit: a crime that had been done on purpose. (verb-transitive)
  • To produce, especially by creative effort: do a play on Broadway. (verb-transitive)
  • To play the part or role of in a creative production: did Elizabeth I in the film. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "do" in a sentence
  • "A 16 year old with a copy of Kitson could tell you what we * need* to do: what we need is someone who can actually * do* it! luke"
  • "If you'd like to participate but can't do that schedule, let me know what avialability you *do* have on Saturday."
  • "If I was going to do this, I wanted to *do* it -- commit wholeheartedly, that was, and do whatever it took to get published."