did did  /ˈdɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an uproarious party
  2. (n) the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  3. (n) doctor's degree in osteopathy
  4. (v) engage in
  5. (v) carry out or perform an action
  6. (v) get (something) done
  7. (v) proceed or get along
  8. (v) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
  9. (v) carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
  10. (v) be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  11. (v) create or design, often in a certain way
  12. (v) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
  13. (v) spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  14. (v) carry on or function
  15. (v) arrange attractively
  16. (v) travel or traverse (a distance)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nancy Gibbs and James Poniewozik appraise the GOP candidate's first encounter with the mainstream media: her interview with ABC's Charlie Gibson.
  2. Though unsteady at times, the newest GOP candidate survived his first debate well enough to keep his campaign alive.

News

  1. First Dibs: Did Reese Witherspoon Have A Wardrobe Malfunction?

    Did a very pregnant Kate Middleton show up for Queen Elizabeth II's birthday celebrations? Need help deciphering all that Kyrptonian lingo in Man of Steel? And a favorite funny man says goodbye to his mom.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: TheFABlife

  2. Did ATMs Represent The Dawn of the Digital Era?

    Sometimes history stares you in the face, and you look in the wrong direction. As a young reporter in the late 1970's I did stories about some of the first Automatic Teller Machines as they came into use. Most of my stories bore in on the concerns that seemed most urgent back then: will people trust getting money from a machine, not a person?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

  3. Did You Know: Old State House

    Did You Know that Saturday is Arkansas' birthday? On June 15, 1836, we became the 25th state of the union.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

Quotes

  1. "I did do everything I was told to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and showing up," she told the court.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: BBC News

  2. Landis said in his admission: "I don't feel guilty at all about having doped. I did what I did because that's what we [cyclists] did, and it was a choice I had to make after 10 years or 12 years of hard work to get there, and that was a decision I...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Floyd Landis Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I did believe we had a strong case to make. I tried to make it to the best of my ability," she told Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who questioned her in detail about Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: The Associated Press

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