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done meaning

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  • Done may refer to:
  • The past participle of the English verb do
  • 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
      • That was the hard work largely done as the Ivorian waited for Malouda to steam into the box before releasing a simple crossed pass which the Frenchman side-footed home with aplomb.
      • I was not born yesterday, you know. I have done this before!
      • Understanding the role of the HP0377 lipobox requires more investigation, as has been done for some Legionella lipoproteins [ 61 ].
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • These data show that the synthesis of syroheme is not clearly defined in X. citri and additional functional studies need to be done.
      • If nothing happens when you ask nicely, make a stink until something gets done.
      • I'm going to punch in a bit early today to get more work done.

Meaning of done for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "done" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Irregular verb forms
            • Irregular past participles
            • Participles
              • Past participles
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