from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense of do1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Roman numeral representing nine hundred and ninety-nine (999).
  • v. Simple past of do.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. of do.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preterit of do do.


From Middle English didde, dude, from Old English dyde, *diede, from Proto-Germanic *dedǭ, first and third person singular past indicative of Proto-Germanic *dōnan (“to do”). Cognate with Scots did ("did"), West Frisian die ("did"), Dutch deed ("did"), German tat ("did"). (Wiktionary)


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  • DID - (adjective) - Not alive.
    Usage: "He's did, Jim."

    April 8, 2008