Done meaning

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The definition of done is finished or completed.

An example of something done is a meal that is fully cooked.

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Completed; ended.
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Done is defined as to have accomplished something in the past.

An example of to have done something is to have completed homework yesterday.

verb
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Having been carried out or accomplished; finished.

A done deed.

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Sufficiently cooked.
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Socially acceptable because acceptable to arbiters of good taste.

It just isn't done.

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Past participle of do.

I have done my work.

verb
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(of food) Ready, fully cooked.

As soon as the potatoes are done we can sit down and eat.

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(African American Vernacular, Southern American English, auxiliary verb, taking a past tense) Used in forming the perfective aspect.

I done did my best to raise y'all.

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In a state of having completed or finished an activity.

He pushed his empty plate away, sighed and pronounced "I am done."

They were done playing and were picking up the toys when he arrived.

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Being exhausted or fully spent.

When the water is done we will only be able to go on for a few days.

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Without hope or prospect of completion or success.

He is done, after three falls there is no chance he will be able to finish.

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I can't believe he just walked up and spoke to her like that, those kind of things just aren't done!

What is the done thing these days? I can't keep up!

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Cooked adequately.
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Socially acceptable.

Spitting on the street is just not done in polite society.

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(informal) Totally worn out; exhausted.
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be done
  • To have finished something:
    Are you done with your homework yet? Are they done eating dinner?.
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(informal) done for
  • Doomed to death or destruction.
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done in
  • Totally worn out; exhausted.
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(informal) done (for)
  • dead, ruined, etc.
  • discarded or dismissed as a failure
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