Dictionary.com

fordo

[ fawr-doo ]
/ fɔrˈdu /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: fordo / fordone on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object), for·did, for·done, for·do·ing.Archaic.

to do away with; kill; destroy.
to ruin; undo.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also foredo.

Origin of fordo

before 900; Middle English fordon,Old English fordōn (see fore-, do1); cognate with Dutch verdoen,Old High German fartuon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for fordo

British Dictionary definitions for fordo

fordo

foredo

/ (fɔːˈduː) /

verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (tr) archaic

to destroy
to exhaust

Word Origin for fordo

Old English fordōn; related to Old Saxon fardōn, Old High German fartuon, Dutch verdoen; see for-, do 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK