Be done with



past participle of do1 .
Nonstandard. a simple past tense of do1 .
South Midland and Southern U.S. Nonstandard. (used with a principal verb in the past or, sometimes, present tense to indicate completed action):
I done told you so. He done eat his lunch.
completed; finished; through:
Our work is done.
cooked sufficiently.
worn out; exhausted; used up.
in conformity with fashion, good taste, or propriety; acceptable:
It isn’t done.
be / have done with, to break off relations or connections with; stop.
done for, Informal.

tired; exhausted.
deprived of one’s means, position, etc.
dead or close to death.

done in, Informal. very tired; exhausted:
He was really done in after a close race.
verb
the past participle of do1
be done with, have done with, to end relations with
have done, to be completely finished: have you done?
that’s done it

an exclamation of frustration when something is ruined
an exclamation when something is completed

interjection
an expression of agreement, as on the settlement of a bargain between two parties
adjective
completed; finished
cooked enough: done to a turn
used up: they had to surrender when the ammunition was done
socially proper or acceptable: that isn’t done in higher circles
(informal) cheated; tricked
(informal) done for

dead or almost dead
in serious difficulty

(informal) done in, done up, physically exhausted

past participle of do; from Old English past participle gedon (a vestige of the prefix is in ado). U.S. Southern use of done in phrases like “he done gone to the store” is attested from 1827, according to OED: “a perfective auxiliary or with adverbial force in the sense ‘already; completely.’ ” Meaning “finished” is early 15c. Slang done for “doomed” is from 1842.

done deal
done for
done in
done to a T

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