American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Third person singular present tense of do1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The third person singular of the present indicative of the verb do. See do.
GNU Webster's 1913
- The 3d pers. sing. pres. of do.
- From the verb do. (Wiktionary)
“Hence, even if ˜Socrates does not exist™ were to contain the predicate ˜does not exist™, the property stood for by that predicate could at most be a Cambridge one; and Cambridge properties can be acquired even by individuals that do not exist at the time.”
“It does not follow that they are able to marry her, but it _does_ follow that, meet whom they may later, no one will ever oust from her place that first woman in their memories.”
“Now that I have told you what it does _not_ mean, let me try to make plain just what it _does_ mean.”
“I am surprised, Steerforthalthough your candour does you honour, said Mr. Creakle, does you honour, certainlyI am surprised, Steerforth, I must say, that you should attach such an epithet to any person employed and paid in Salem House, Sir.”
“ If this does not mean that England was an accessory before the fact to the murder of the Archduke, what _does_ it mean?”
“The negro does not censure the white man for his conclusions as they are the logical consequence of his premises, but he _does_ object to his premises.”
“Cheap seed -- and that means _poor_ seed, _always_ -- does not contain the varieties of grasses necessary to the making of a rich, deep, velvety sward, and it almost always _does_ contain the seeds of noxious weeds which will make your lawn a failure.”
“The conclusion meanwhile is that, since Brahman does not fall within the sphere of the other means of knowledge, and is the topic of Scripture only, the text 'from whence these creatures,' &c., _does_ give authoritative information as to a Brahman possessing the characteristic qualities so often enumerated.”
“Poor Zillah does her best to persuade me that she _does_ know.”
“He who does not think well of this makes a grave mistake, for while he thinks people will not know the inferiority of his work, there is always some one in the audience who _does know_.”
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