See also: Does, dös, and -dös

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Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

does

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

StatisticsEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun doe(female deer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

does

  1. plural of doe

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from West Frisian dûs.

AdjectiveEdit

does ‎(comparative doezer, superlative meest does or doest)

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

InflectionEdit

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

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

does

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

WelshEdit

VerbEdit

does

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