Adjective "done" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dʌn/

Definitions and examples

verb

    adjective

    (of food) cooked thoroughly.
    1. 'Drain each batch as it is done and eat whilst cooking the next batch.'
    2. 'Curl up in front of the TV with your own bowl of this much-loved comfort food favourite, done my way.'
    3. 'I sat down at the table and when the food was done, he pulled it out and sat it in front of me and then sat down.'
    4. 'When the food was done, she put some in two bowls and carried them into the living room.'
    No longer happening or existing.
      Socially acceptable.
      1. 'It's not the done thing to grab something off a stranger in the supermarket just so you can check it out, is it?'
      2. 'When I was growing up it just was not the done thing for a woman to smoke outdoors.'
      3. 'It is not the done thing to listen to music through headphones.'
      4. 'In populations where drinking cows' milk is not the done thing, lactose intolerance is still the norm.'
      5. 'He's assured me that it's not the done thing to drink at lunchtime these days, but I'm not so sure.'

      exclamation

      Used to indicate that the speaker accepts the terms of an offer.

        Definitions

        verb

        1. past participle of do1 .

        2. Nonstandard. a simple past tense of do1 .

        auxiliary verb

        3. 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

        4. completed; finished; through: Our work is done.

        5. cooked sufficiently.

        6. worn out; exhausted; used up.

        7. in conformity with fashion, good taste, or propriety; acceptable: It isn't do

        More examples(as adjective)

        "deals can be done in ranges."

        "deals can be done at cents."

        "trades can be done at people."

        "people can be done in people."

        "people can be done in pats."

        More examples++

        Phrase

        a done deal
        done for
        done in (or up)