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done meaning

EN[dʌn] [dɐn] [-ʌn]
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  • Done may refer to:
  • The past participle of the English verb do

    Definition of done in English Dictionary

  • VerbSUF-one
    1. past participle of do.
      1. I have done my work.
    2. (African American Vernacular, Southern US, auxiliary verb, taking a past tense) Used in forming the perfective aspect; have.
      1. I done did my best to raise y'all.
      2. I woke up and found out she done left.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore doneSUPmost done
    1. (of food) Ready, fully cooked.
      1. As soon as the potatoes are done we can sit down and eat.
    2. In a state of having completed or finished an activity.
      1. He pushed his empty plate away, sighed and pronounced "I am done."
      2. They were done playing and were picking up the toys when he arrived.
    3. Being exhausted or fully spent.
      1. When the water is done we will only be able to go on for a few days.
    4. Without hope or prospect of completion or success.
      1. He is done, after three falls there is no chance he will be able to finish.
    5. Fashionable, socially acceptable, tasteful.
      1. I can't believe he just walked up and spoke to her like that, those kind of things just aren't done!
      2. What is the done thing these days? I can't keep up!
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Final preparation was done at the microvertebrate laboratory of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.
      • Understanding the role of the HP0377 lipobox requires more investigation, as has been done for some Legionella lipoproteins [ 61 ].
      • We came to a parting of the ways because of our different ideas about what should be done to move the company forward.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Primo was free-handing without even using a template, and Alex was outlining a great, detailed design that looked as if it would definitely take the cake when done.
      • Breakfast is coming right up, as soon as the toast is done.
      • Engineers did not think two crankshafts could be synchronized. Wood, by splining the shafts in each gear box, proved it could be done.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Irregular verb forms
            • Irregular past participles
            • Participles
              • Past participles
        Related Links:
        1. en doney
        2. en doner
        3. en donek
        4. en donee
        5. en donezo
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of done for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "done" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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