Word of the Day: Done
done / dŭn
1. finished; completed
The man who says it cannot be done, should not interrupt a man who is doing it.
2. sufficiently cooked
To roast anything, just apply a light coating of oil to a food, season it, and place it in a low walled pan and put it in a hot oven until it is done.
“Cooking Terms and Techniques”, ‘Kitchen Kapers’, www.kitchenkapers.com/pages/terms, accessed March 13, 2023
3. socially acceptable
They had forced on her her ‘woman’s destiny’ by saying, ‘This isn’t done, this isn’t good, this isn’t worthy of a lady.’
Indira Gandhi, 1917 – 1984
4. worn out; used up; exhausted
Please help us find an appropriate sample sentence for this meaning of done.
1. the past participle of the verb ‘do’
We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.
From the “Book Of Common Prayer”