doing

  • 1 Doing It —   Author(s) Melvin Burgess …

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  • 2 Doing — Do ing, n.; pl. {Doings}. Anything done; a deed; an action good or bad; hence, in the plural, conduct; behavior. See {Do}. [1913 Webster] To render an account of his doings. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Doing — Doing, ostindisches Feldmaß, ungefähr 2 englische Meilen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 doing — index act (undertaking), action (performance), commission (act) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 doing — early 13c., verbal noun from DO (Cf. do). From c.1600 1800 it also was a euphemism for copulation …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 doing — [n] achievement accomplishing, accomplishment, achieving, act, action, carrying out, deed, execution, exploit, handiwork, implementation, performance, performing, thing; concept 706 …

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  • 7 doing — [do͞o′iŋ] n. 1. something done 2. [pl.] a) actions, events, etc. b) Dial. social activities or a social event …

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  • 8 doing — /ˈduɪŋ/ (say doohing) verb 1. present participle of do1. –noun 2. action; performance; execution: it s all in the doing. 3. Colloquial a scolding; a beating. –phrase 4. be doing, to take place (mainly of something interesting or in need of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 doing — do|ing [ˈdu:ıŋ] n 1.) be sb s (own) doing if something bad is someone s doing, they did or caused it ▪ If you fall into this trap, it will be all your own doing. 2.) take some doing informal to be hard work ▪ We had to be on the parade ground for …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 doing — noun 1 be sb s doing if something bad is someone s doing, they did it: This mess is all your doing. 2 take some doing to be hard work: Sorting this lot out is going to take some doing. 3 doings BrE a) (plural) things that someone does b) (C)… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 doing — do|ing [ duıŋ ] noun be someone s doing to be someone s fault: We re very late, and it s all your doing. take some doing used for saying that something will be very difficult to do: It will take some doing to finish this before five o clock …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 doing — UK [ˈduːɪŋ] / US [ˈduɪŋ] noun Word forms doing : singular doing plural doings be someone s doing take some doing …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Doing — do do (d[=oo]), v. t. or auxiliary. [imp. {did} (d[i^]d); p. p. {done} (d[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Doing} (d[=oo] [i^]ng). This verb, when transitive, is formed in the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest (d[=oo] [e^]st) or dost… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 doing — I the present participle of do II noun doing [ˈduːɪŋ] be sb s doing to be someone s fault[/ex] take some doing to be very difficult to do[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 doing — noun 1) the doing of the act constitutes the offense Syn: performance, performing, carrying out, execution, implementation, implementing, achievement, accomplishment, realization, completion; formal effectuation 2) an account of his doings in… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 doing — n. 1 a an action; the performance of a deed (famous for his doings; it was my doing). b activity, effort (it takes a lot of doing). 2 colloq. a scolding; a beating. 3 (in pl.) sl. things needed; adjuncts; things whose names are not known (have we …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 doing — See: NOTHING DOING …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18 doing — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of performing or executing ; action < that will take a great deal of doing > 2. plural a. things that are done or that occur ; goings on < everyday doings > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 doing — /dooh ing/, n. 1. action; performance; execution: Your misfortune is not of my doing. 2. doings, deeds; proceedings; happenings; events. [1275 1325; ME; see DO1, ING1] * * * …

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  • 20 doing — 1. noun /ˈduːɪŋ/ A deed or action, especially when held responsible for it. This is his doing. (= He did it. ) 2. verb /ˈduːɪŋ/ Slang for having sexual intercourse 3. interjection /ˈduːɪŋ/ The …

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