doing

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noun do·ing \ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of doing

  1. 1 :  the act of performing or executing :  action <that will take a great deal of doing>

  2. 2 plural a :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on <everyday doings> b :  social activities

Examples of doing in a sentence

  1. It's the doing of the good deed that is important, not the thanks you receive.

  2. <is that mess in the kitchen your doing?>

14th Century

First Known Use of doing

14th century



DOING Defined for English Language Learners

doing

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noun do·ing \ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of doing for English Language Learners

  • : the act of making something happen through your own action

  • doings : things that someone does : things that happen


DOING Defined for Kids

doing

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noun do·ing \ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of doing for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of performing :  action <It will take some doing to beat us.>

  2. 2 doings plural :  things that are done or that go on <He asked about all the doings back home.>



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