from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past participle of do1.
- adj. Having been carried out or accomplished; finished: a done deed.
- adj. Cooked adequately.
- adj. Socially acceptable: Spitting on the street is just not done in polite society.
- adj. Informal Totally worn out; exhausted.
- idiom done for Informal Doomed to death or destruction.
- idiom done in Informal Totally worn out; exhausted.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Ready, fully cooked.
- adj. In a state of having completed or finished an activity.
- adj. Being exhausted or fully spent.
- adj. Without hope or prospect of completion or success.
- adj. Fashionable, socially acceptable, tasteful.
- v. Past participle of do
- v. Used in forming the perfective aspect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Performed; executed; finished.
- It is done or agreed; let it be a match or bargain; -- used elliptically.
- adj. Given; executed; issued; made public; -- used chiefly in the clause giving the date of a proclamation or public act.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- As an auxiliary, used to express completed action: originally causal after have or had, followed by an object infinitive; in present use the have or had is often omitted and the infinitive turned into a preterit, leaving done as a mere preterit sign.
- Completed; finished; decided; accepted: used in an exclamatory way to signify acceptance of a proposition, as a wager.
- Completely used up; thoroughly fatigued; tired out: sometimes with out or up (or with for: see to do for, under do, verb).
- Completed; executed; issued; made public: used chiefly in the concluding clause of a formal document, expressing the place at which and the date on which it received official sanction and became valid: as, done at Washington this 15th day of May, etc.
- An obsolete form of the infinitive (and present indicative plural) of do.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having finished or arrived at completion
- adj. cooked until ready to serve
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