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Definition of "does" [does]

  • Third person singular present tense of do1. (verb)

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 "does" in a sentence
  • "Hence, even if ˜Socrates does not exist™ were to contain the predicate ˜does not exist™, the property stood for by that predicate could at most be a Cambridge one; and Cambridge properties can be acquired even by individuals that do not exist at the time."
  • "It does not follow that they are able to marry her, but it _does_ follow that, meet whom they may later, no one will ever oust from her place that first woman in their memories."
  • "Now that I have told you what it does _not_ mean, let me try to make plain just what it _does_ mean."
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