will do

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of will do

1 : to provide what is needed : satisfy a need
  • I don't need any more cake, thank you. One piece will do (for me).
  • I'd prefer to use glue, but tape will do.
2 used as an informal way of saying that one will be able to do something one is asked to do to
  • "Can you finish it by tomorrow?" "Sure, boss, will do!"

Word by Word Definitions

will play
  1. used to express futurity

  2. used to express desire, choice, willingness, consent, or in negative constructions refusal

  3. used to express a command, exhortation, or injunction

  1. : a legal declaration of a person's wishes regarding the disposal of his or her property or estate after death

  2. : desire, wish: such as

  3. : disposition, inclination

  1. : to cause or change by an act of will

  2. : intend, purpose

  3. : decree, ordain

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège


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