|1.||[ verb ] engage in|
: "make love, not war" "make an effort" "do research" "do nothing" "make revolution"
|Related terms:||overdo make|
|2.||[ verb ] carry out or perform an action|
"John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters" "the skater executed a triple pirouette" "she did a little dance"
|Related terms:||conduct conduct make rehearse improvise interpret appear declaim turn_in click_off blaze_away cut_corners serenade cut stunt scamp pipe_up sight-read premier carry star churn_out performance actor|
|3.||[ verb ] get (something) done|
"I did my job"
|Related terms:||carry_through go_all_out ply turn misdo overachieve underachieve actor|
|4.||[ verb ] proceed or get along|
|Synonyms:||get_along make_out fare come|
"How is she doing in her new job?" "How are you making out in graduate school?" "He's come a long way"
|5.||[ verb ] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally|
"cause a commotion" "make a stir" "cause an accident"
|Related terms:||make determine effect impel make motivate engender initiate occasion provoke facilitate causal_agent causing|
|6.||[ verb ] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions|
|Synonyms:||practice exercise carry_out practise|
: "practice law"
|Related terms:||take_up shamanize use work|
|7.||[ verb ] be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity|
|Synonyms:||suffice serve answer|
"A few words would answer" "This car suits my purpose well" "Will $100 do?" "A "B" grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school" "Nothing else will serve"
|Related terms:||satisfy serve qualify go_a_long_way go_around tide_over sufficiency|
|8.||[ verb ] create or design, often in a certain way|
"Do my room in blue" "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
|Related terms:||unmake create|
|9.||[ verb ] behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself|
"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "She played the servant her husband's master"
|Related terms:||act make ramp swell break_down play joke romanticize sentimentalise presume bungle swagger quack loosen_up follow bend_over_backwards dally piffle make make_as_if freeze optimize menace sauce backslap hugger_mugger footle stooge frivol vulgarise wanton act_involuntarily act_up dissemble act|
|10.||[ verb ] carry on or manage|
"We could do with a little more help around here"
|11.||[ verb ] arrange attractively|
|Synonyms:||arrange coif set coiffe coiffure dress|
"dress my hair for the wedding"
|Related terms:||groom bob wave dress hairdo|
|12.||[ verb ] spend time in prison or in a labor camp|
"He did six years for embezzlement"
|Related terms:||spend admit|
|13.||[ verb ] (transportation) travel or traverse (a distance) "This car does 150 miles per hour"|
"We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
|14.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2934|
|15.||[ noun ] (music,linguistics) the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization|
|16.||[ noun ] an uproarious party|
|17.||[ noun ] (education) doctor's degree in osteopathy|