done for

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adjective \ˈdən-ˌfȯr\

Definition of done for

  1. 1 :  sunk in defeat :  beaten

  2. 2 :  mortally stricken :  doomed

Examples of done for in a Sentence

  1. with no means of escape, the stranded climbers knew that they were done for

First Known Use of done for

1803



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