Definitions for DONEdʌn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Function Word

    Ref: pp. of do1. 1 1

  2. Nonstandard. a pt. of do1.

    Category: Dialect, Status (usage)

  3. (auxiliary verb.)Southern U.S. Nonstandard. (used often with a principal verb in the past tense to indicate completed action):

    I done told you.

    Category: Dialect

  4. (adj.)finished; completed; accomplished: a done deal; Our work is done. at a point of completion; through:

    When you are done, turn out the lights.

    Category: Usage Note

  5. cooked sufficiently.

  6. worn out, exhausted, or used up.

  7. in keeping with acceptable behavior or practice:

    That sort of thing simply isn't done.

Idioms for done:

  1. done for, dead or dying. doomed to failure.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

  2. done in,very tired; exhausted.

    Category: Idiom

* Usage: Usage guides occasionally object to done in the adjectival senses “finished” and “through,” but the meanings are standard. done was formerly used attributively (The argument between them was a done thing), but it is now more common as a complement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. done, through, through with(p)(adj)

    having finished or arrived at completion

    "certain to make history before he's done"; "it's a done deed"; "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up"; "almost through with his studies"

  2. done(adj)

    cooked until ready to serve

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. done(adjective)ʌn

    finished or completed

    Wait - I'm almost done.; Here, I'm done with this.; The wash is done.

  2. doneʌn

    emphasizes sth is finished

    OK, we're all done.

  3. doneʌn

    (of food) cooked

    Are the potatoes done yet?; I like my meat well done.


  1. done(Verb)

    Used in forming the perfective aspect.

    I done did my best to raise y'all.

  2. done(Adjective)

    Ready, fully cooked.

    As soon as the potatoes are done we can sit down and eat.

  3. done(Adjective)

    In a state of having completed or finished an activity.

  4. done(Adjective)

    Being exhausted or fully spent.

    When the water is done we will only be able to go on for a few days.

  5. done(Adjective)

    Without hope or prospect of completion or success.

    He is done, after three falls there is no chance he will be able to finish.

  6. done(Adjective)

    Fashionable, socially acceptable, tasteful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Done

    of Do

  2. Done

    p. p. from Do, and formerly the infinitive

  3. Done

    performed; executed; finished

  4. Done

    it is done or agreed; let it be a match or bargain; -- used elliptically

  5. Done(adj)

    given; executed; issued; made public; -- used chiefly in the clause giving the date of a proclamation or public act


  1. Done

    Done is the debut album by 18th Dye, originally released in 1994.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DONE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #306

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DONE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #150

Anagrams of DONE

  1. node, NODE

  2. endo, Endo

  3. Endo

  4. NODE

Translations for DONE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


finished or complete

That's that job done at last.

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