variant of fordo

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foredo — [fôr do͞o′] vt. alt. sp. of FORDO …   English World dictionary

  • foredo — /fawr dooh , fohr /, v.t., foredid, foredone, foredoing. fordo. * * * …   Universalium

  • foredo — fore•do [[t]fɔrˈdu, foʊr [/t]] v. t. did, done, do•ing fordo …   From formal English to slang

  • foredo — /fɔˈdu/ (say faw dooh) verb (t) (foredid, foredone, foredoing) → fordo …   Australian English dictionary

  • foredo — variant of fordo …   Useful english dictionary

  • fordo — also foredo transitive verb (fordid; fordone; fordoing) Etymology: Middle English fordon, from Old English fordōn, from for + dōn to do Date: before 12th century 1. archaic to do away with ; destroy 2. to overcome with fatigue used only as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fordo — /fawr dooh /, v.t., fordid, fordone, fordoing. Archaic. 1. to do away with; kill; destroy. 2. to ruin; undo. Also, foredo. [bef. 900; ME fordon, OE fordon (see FORE , DO1); c. D verdoen, OHG fartuon] * * * …   Universalium

  • fordo — /fɔˈdu/ (say faw dooh) verb (t) (fordid, fordone, fordoing) Obsolete 1. to do away with; kill; destroy. 2. to ruin; undo. Also, foredo. {Middle English, Old English fordon. See for , do1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • for|do — «fr DOO», transitive verb, did, done, do|ing. Archaic. 1. to destroy; ruin: »This is the night That either makes me or fordoes me quite (Shakespeare). 2. to kill. Also …   Useful english dictionary

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