donee

Definitions

  • Done, finished. Wichita
    Done, finished. Wichita
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n donee the recipient of funds or other benefits
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Done, finished. Hidatsa Done, finished. Hidatsa
What shall be Done by the Owner What shall be Done by the Owner
"Josiah Allen's wife, Hatye has done real well, and I am glad that I discovered it." "Josiah Allen's wife, Hatye has done real well, and I am glad that I discovered it."
PAUSING TO GET LAUNDRY-WORK DONE PAUSING TO GET LAUNDRY-WORK DONE
It's Done Every Day in St. Joe It's Done Every Day in St. Joe

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Manicuring the nails has been done by people for more than 4,000 years
    • Donee (Law) Anciently, one to whom lands were given; in later use, one to whom lands and tenements are given in tail; in modern use, one on whom a power is conferred for execution; -- sometimes called the appointor.
    • Donee The person to whom a gift or donation is made.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the United States, 8.5 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures were done in the year 2001
    • n donee A person to whom a gift or a donation is made.
    • n donee Specifically, in law: One to whom a voluntary conveyance is made.
    • n donee One to whom land is conveyed in fee tail.
    • n donee An appointee; one to whom a power is given. See power.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bart Simpson's voice on the Simpsons is actually done by a woman, Nancy Cartwright.
    • Donee the person to whom a gift is made
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Quotations

  • Sir John Lubbock
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    “When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace.”
  • Robert Heinlein
    Robert Heinlein
    “Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.”
  • George Eastman
    George Eastman
    “My work is done why wait.”
  • Betty Bender
    Betty Bender
    “Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.”
  • Florence Nightingale
    Florence Nightingale
    “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.”
  • Al Bernstein
    Al Bernstein
    “Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done.”

Idioms

Been there, done that - People say this when they have already experienced what is being discussed.
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Do as you would be done by - Treat and respect others as you would hope to be respected and treated by them.
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Done to death - If a joke or story has been done to death, it has been told so often that it has stopped being funny.
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Easier said than done - If something is easier said than done, it is much more difficult than it sounds. It is often used when someone advises you to do something difficult and tries to make it sound easy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. doné, F. donné, p. p. See the preceding word
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. donāre, -ātumdonum, a gift—dăre, to give.

Usage

In literature:

And as the thing has to be done, it shall be done quickly.
"Kept in the Dark" by Anthony Trollope
What was done was done!
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
If any whuppin' had to be done, he done it.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Now he is threatening that he {will} also {do} that which is usually done to ravishers; a thing that I never saw done, nor wish to.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
Dar's a heap o' ways ter tell fortunes dat she done tol' me but I'se done forgot now 'cept coffee groun's an' a little of de others.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
If it were to be done it should be done at once.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
We all know that Dick Darke has done whatever hez been done.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
Whatever was done must be done by him, and at once.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
We've done all he's done and more, and we've no better result than he had.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
But God's will be done; God's will be done.
"Miss Mackenzie" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

Father, Thy will be done
Oh make my will the same!
And teach me in this trying hour,
To glorify Thy name.
"A Mother's Lament For An Only One" by Nora Pembroke
Small feet that nevermore
About the house shall run;
Thy little life is o’er!
Thy little journey done!
"The Dead Child" by Victor James Daley
Oh, will the footsteps never be done?
The insolent feet
Thronging the street,
Forsaken now of the only one.
"Footsteps in the Street" by Robert Fuller Murray
If his life be meek and pure,
Moral as his preaching,
Even him I can endure,
When he hath done his teaching.
"Dialogue With Fame." by Samuel Bamford
WE that have done and thought,
That have thought and done,
Must ramble, and thin out
Like milk spilt on a stone.
"Spilt Milk" by William Butler Yeats
No duty could overtask him,
No need his will outrun;
Or ever our lips could ask him,
His hands the work had done.
"George L. Stearns" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

And when you're done at the beach, you're all set to challenge for the WWE heavyweight title.
One of the strips he believes was done in the mid to late 1920s, the other in the 1950s.
George says they both were "winter projects" meaning they were done during the winter months of one season, not added to over a period of years.
How do you feel that the Bearcat football team has done this year and do they show any hope for next year's season.
Summer vacation is done and over with, and yet another exciting year of learning awaits the students at River Valley High School.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police hunted Tuesday for two gunmen who burst into a Brooklyn beauty salon , killing a 20-year-old man and wounding four bystanders -- including an off-duty police officer who was getting her hair done.
Flint probably does need a superhero, but I don't think some dude in a mask is going to get the job done.
As for Johnson, he says he doesn't recommend any specific pharmaceutical product, because he has done research on "every approved growth-promoting agent used in beef-cattle production".
Christmas tune all done with beer bottle s.
This story follows up on work done by Annette Shapiro, President of the Board of Directors of Beit T'Shuvah in Los Angeles.
That's what Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) has done with its new version of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.
Now that the June 5 first-round of legislative races is done, we move to the heart of the new top-two primary system: the second round.
No one could have done more than you have done.
When someone tells you they are "getting their hair done," it's natural to envision them sitting in a swivel chair, under a crown of foils, with their old split ends scattered about the floor.
But the next time, you should ask them what they're having done.
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In science:

NS thanks the Racah Institute of the Hebrew University for hospitality when some of this work was done.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
This was done by Bidigare for hyperplane face semigroups, and the proof in general is identical.
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
The ring-theoretic version of what we have just done goes as follows.
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
It is not clear from what we have done so far that d(L) ≥ 0, though we know this is true if L is geometric, since it is the multiplicity mˆ0 .
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
An recent work done by Peyrard and coworkers answered it confirmatively, while the numerical work of Cule and Hwa suggested that the transition behavior is still of second order.
Force-Induced Melting and Thermal Melting of a Double-Stranded Biopolymer
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