Do Do (d[=o]), n. (Mus.) A syllable attached to the first tone of the major diatonic scale for the purpose of solmization, or solfeggio. It is the first of the seven syllables used by the Italians as manes of musical tones, and replaced, for the sake of euphony, the syllable Ut, applied to the note C. In England and America the same syllables are used by many as a scale pattern, while the tones in respect to absolute pitch are named from the first seven letters of the alphabet. [1913 Webster]

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  • do — (d[=oo]), v. t. or auxiliary. [imp. {did} (d[i^]d); p. p. {done} (d[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Doing} (d[=oo] [i^]ng). This verb, when transitive, is formed in the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest (d[=oo] [e^]st) or dost (d[u^]st),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • do — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}przyim., łączy się z dopełniaczem {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} wskazuje na cel ruchu przestrzennego (dokąd?, gdzie?) : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Iść do domu, do pracy, do szkoły, do sklepu, do… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • do — do1 [do͞o] vt. did, done, doing [ME & OE don, akin to Ger tun, OS duan < IE base * dhē , to put, place, set > Sans dadhāmi, Gr tithenai, to place, put, L dere (as in condere, to set down), facere, to do, make] 1. a) to execute; effect;… …   English World dictionary

  • do — [ do ] n. m. inv. • 1767; it., syllabe sonore par laquelle les Italiens remplacèrent ut au XVIIe ♦ Note de musique, troisième degré de l échelle fondamentale; tonique de la gamme naturelle. ⇒ ut. Do naturel, do dièse, do bémol. Dans la notation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • do — [1] ► VERB (does; past did; past part. done) 1) perform or carry out (an action). 2) achieve or complete (a specified target). 3) act or progress in a specified way. 4) work on (something) to bring it to a required state …   English terms dictionary

  • Do —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Dos. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Do — may refer to: The verb to do , which may serve as an auxiliary verb Do (province) or Dao, a political division in Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and ancient China Dō (Way) (道), a number of spiritual, martial, or aesthetic disciplines Hairstyle… …   Wikipedia

  • Do — Do, v. i. 1. To act or behave in any manner; to conduct one s self. [1913 Webster] They fear not the Lord, neither do they after . . . the law and commandment. 2 Kings xvii. 34. [1913 Webster] 2. To fare; to be, as regards health; as, they asked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • do — s.m. invar. Unul dintre cele şapte sunete ale gamei muzicale, situat pe treapta întâi din gama majoră tip. ♦ Denumire a uneia dintre gamele muzicale (care începe cu sunetul do ). – Din it. do. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • do — dȍ [b] (I)[/b] prij. DEFINICIJA označava 1. mjesto u čijoj se neposrednoj blizini završava kretanje [do zemlje] 2. neposrednu blizinu [do prozora]; kraj, uz 3. granicu glagolske radnje u zn. granične izravnosti [doći do zida, opr. neograničene:… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Do — steht für: Data Output Daylight Overdraft, ein Begriff aus dem Zahlungsverkehr Denominación de Origen, eine spanische Bezeichnung für Wein aus bestimmten Anbaugebieten Dienstordnung, dazu DO Angestellter Diffractive Optics, siehe Diffraktives… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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