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done

[ duhn ]
/ dʌn /
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verb

past participle of do1.
Nonstandard. a simple past tense of do1.

auxiliary verb

South Midland and Southern U.S. Nonstandard. (used with a principal verb in the past or, sometimes, present tense to indicate completed action): I done told you so. He done eat his lunch.

adjective

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Idioms for done

4. In the adjectival sense “completed, finished, through,” done dates from the 14th century and is entirely standard: Is your portrait done yet?
half-done, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for done

done
/ (dʌn) /

verb

interjection

an expression of agreement, as on the settlement of a bargain between two parties

adjective

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Idioms and Phrases with done

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