1

done

\ ˈdən \

Definition of done

  • past participle of do

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done

adjective

Definition of done

1 : arrived at or brought to an end
  • One more question and we're done.
2 : doomed to failure, defeat, or death
3 : gone by : over
  • The day of the circus big top is done.
4 : physically exhausted
5 food : cooked sufficiently
  • Check to see if the meat is done.
6 : conformable to social convention
  • not the done thing

Examples of done in a Sentence

  1. Check to see if the meat is done.

  2. Getting a divorce just wasn't done at the time.

First Known Use of done

14th century


DONE Defined for English Language Learners

done

adjective

Definition of done for English Language Learners

  • : cooked completely or enough

  • : socially acceptable or fashionable


DONE Defined for Kids

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done

Definition of done for Students

  • past participle of do

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done

adjective

Definition of done for Students

1 used to say that something has ended
  • Are you done with the scissors?
2 : cooked completely or enough
  • The cake is done.
3 : socially acceptable or fashionable
  • "They say he sat at the foot of the king." "It is simply not done!"…
  • —Kate Di Camillo, The Tale of Despereaux
done for
: doomed to failure, punishment, defeat, or death


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