doer doer  /ˈdur/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who acts and gets things done

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Doing a considerate thing for another person five times in one day made the doer happier than if they had spread out those five acts over one week.
  2. On the whole, though, he was a doer.
  3. A doer rather than an original thinker, Cushing openly confesses his inability to follow theological argument; yet his lengthy pastoral letters are often eloquent.

News

  1. Scott Manley: Everything You Know About Your Freedom Is Wrong

    The Bhagavad Gita states, "The spirit soul bewildered by the influence of false ego thinks himself the doer of activities that are in actuality carried out by the three modes of material nature." We think we are free, but actually we are being forced to act.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. A life well worth celebrating

    A life well worth celebrating Went to a memorial service the other day, or rather to a celebration of the life of in this case Michael Cronan, the protean designer and painter and mentor and doer of good works. The opposite of the intended effect, I expect, but it was somehow the most poignant moment of the ceremony. The crowd rose as one and raised their cameras in the air. There were long ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "Only one of us is ready on Day 1 to be commander-in-chief, ready to manage our economy, and ready to defeat the Republicans," Clinton told a rally in Youngstown, Ohio. "Only one of us has spent 35 years being a doer, a fighter and a champion...
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  2. "He's more laid back, happy to see what happens, whereas I'ma doer and I plan ahead," Richardson told The Independent on Sunday newspaper in 2003. "The differences sometimes get in the way but they can be the very things that feed a marriage,...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Natasha Richardson Source: Edmonton Sun

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