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Etymology 1

See do.


  • , /ˈduːɪŋ/, /"du:IN/


  1. A deed or action, especially when held responsible for it.
    This is his doing. (= "He did it.")
a deed or action


  1. present participle of do

Etymology 2



  • , /dɔɪŋ/, /dOIN/


  1. The sound made by an elastic object when struck by or striking a hard object.

Extensive Definition

Do may refer to:
  • Do (verb)
  • (道) or Tao, the way and order of the universe in Chinese philosophy
  • Do (province) or Dao, a political division in China, Korea, and Japan
  • Do. or ditto marks
In music:
Do may also be used for:
  • Do (kana), a mora symbol in Japanese writing
  • Dō (胴), the torso protector part of Bōgu, kendo armor
  • Do (surname), a Vietnamese surname (and list of people with that name)
  • .do, the country code top-level domain for the Dominican Republic
  • .do, a pseudo file extension representing an Apache Struts action. It does not map to an actual file extension, although it appears that way.
  • Do, a prefix used by Dornier Flugzeugwerke aircraft
  • Do, the nickname of Marshall Applewhite, the leader of the Heaven's Gate cult
  • Do, short for hairdo
doing in German: DO
doing in French: Do
doing in Korean: DO
doing in Italian: DO
doing in Dutch: Do
doing in Japanese: DO
doing in Norwegian: DO
doing in Polish: Do
doing in Kölsch: DO (Watt ėßß datt?)
doing in Finnish: Do
doing in Swedish: Do
doing in Turkish: Do (anlam ayrım)

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