does

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See also: Does, dös, and -dös

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English dos, variant of doth, doþ(doth; doeth; does), equivalent to do +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

does

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of do

Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923: end · rather · until · #243: does · Gutenberg · best · word

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun doe(female deer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

does

  1. plural of doe

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from West Frisian dûs.

Adjective[edit]

does ‎(comparative doezer, superlative meest does or doest)

  1. sleepy, dozy, not fully awake or to one's senses

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of does
uninflected does
inflected doeze
comparative doezer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial does doezer het doest
het doeste
indefinite m./f. sing. doeze doezere doeste
n. sing. does doezer doeste
plural doeze doezere doeste
definite doeze doezere doeste
partitive does doezers

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

does

  1. Second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of doar

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

does

  1. (colloquial) third-person singular existential negative of bod
    Does dim llaeth yn y tŷ.
    There’s no milk in the house.