dost

[ duhst ]
/ dʌst /

verb Archaic.

2nd person singular present ind. of do1.

Nearby words

  1. dosser,
  2. dosseret,
  3. dosshouse,
  4. dossier,
  5. dossil,
  6. dostoevsky,
  7. dostoyevsky, feodor,
  8. dot,
  9. dot ball,
  10. dot etching

Origin of do

1
before 900; Middle English, Old English dōn; cognate with Dutch doen, German tun; akin to Latin -dere to put, facere to make, do, Greek tithénai to set, put, Sanskrit dadhāti (he) puts

Can be confuseddew do dew

Synonym study

3. Do, accomplish, achieve mean to bring some action to a conclusion. Do is the general word: He did a great deal of hard work. Accomplish and achieve both connote successful completion of an undertaking. Accomplish emphasizes attaining a desired goal through effort, skill, and perseverance: to accomplish what one has hoped for. Achieve emphasizes accomplishing something important, excellent, or great: to achieve a major breakthrough.

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British Dictionary definitions for dost

dost

/ (dʌst) /

verb

archaic, or dialect (used with the pronoun thou or its relative equivalent) a singular form of the present tense (indicative mood) of do 1

DO

abbreviation for

Doctor of Optometry
Doctor of Osteopathy

do

1
/ (duː, unstressed , ) /

verb does, doing, did or done

noun plural dos or do's


Word Origin for do

Old English dōn; related to Old Frisian duān, Old High German tuon, Latin abdere to put away, Greek tithenai to place; see deed, doom

do

2
/ (dəʊ) /

noun plural dos

a variant spelling of doh 1

do

3

the internet domain name for

Dominican Republic
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Word Origin and History for dost
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