marked by purposefulness and efficiency:
a can-do executive.
the quality of being efficient and enthusiastic.
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confident and resourceful in the face of challenges: a can-do attitude
Also, could do with. Might profit from, needs, as in This room can do with a good cleaning, or Harry could do with a new suit. [ ; late 1700s ] Also see: do with
the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness: The candor of the speech impressed the audience. freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality: to consider an issue with candor. Obsolete, kindliness. Obsolete, purity. Contemporary Examples The Worst Thing Obama Has Ever Said Michael Tomasky May 29, 2012 Philly Sportswriter Bill […]
a game of solitaire often adapted to gambling purposes. Dorothy, Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. Contemporary Examples 90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America Michael Daly November 25, 2014 Historical Examples Lyman’s History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2) William Denison Lyman The Boy Scout Automobilists Robert […]
to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist: He planned to help me with my work. Let me help you with those packages. to save; rescue; succor: Help me, I’m falling! to make easier or […]