Half-done



[duhn] /dʌn/

verb
1.
past participle of 1 .
2.
Nonstandard. a simple past tense of 1 .
auxiliary verb
3.
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.
adjective
4.
completed; finished; through:
Our work is done.
5.
cooked sufficiently.
6.
worn out; exhausted; used up.
7.
in conformity with fashion, good taste, or propriety; acceptable:
It isn’t done.
Idioms
8.
be / have done with, to break off relations or connections with; stop.
9.
done for, Informal.

10.
done in, Informal. very tired; exhausted:
He was really done in after a close race.
adjective
1.
(of a job, task, project, etc) only partially completed
/dʌn/
verb
1.
the past participle of do1
2.
be done with, have done with, to end relations with
3.
have done, to be completely finished: have you done?
4.
that’s done it

interjection
5.
an expression of agreement, as on the settlement of a bargain between two parties
adjective
6.
completed; finished
7.
cooked enough: done to a turn
8.
used up: they had to surrender when the ammunition was done
9.
socially proper or acceptable: that isn’t done in higher circles
10.
(informal) cheated; tricked
11.
(informal) done for

12.
(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.

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