Meaning of DONE in English

/dun/ , v.

1. pp. of do 1 .

2. Nonstandard. a pt. of do 1 .

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.

4. be or have done with , to break off relations or connections with; stop.


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

6. cooked sufficiently.

7. worn out; exhausted; used up.

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

9. done for , Informal.

a. tired; exhausted.

b. deprived of one's means, position, etc.

c. dead or close to death.

10. done in , Informal. very tired; exhausted: He was really done in after a close race.

Usage. 5. In the adjectival sense "completed, finished, through," DONE dates from the 14th century and is entirely standard: Is your portrait done yet?

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .