5 letter word starting with do

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
doing present participle & vb. noun of Do, Anything done; a deed; an action good or bad; hence, in the plural, conduct; behavior. See Do.
doand present participle Doing.
dodge verb i. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start., To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble., To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown., Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility., To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place., The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice.
dogal adjective Of or pertaining to a doge.
dogma noun That which is held as an opinion; a tenet; a doctrine., A formally stated and authoritatively settled doctrine; a definite, established, and authoritative tenet., A doctrinal notion asserted without regard to evidence or truth; an arbitrary dictum.
doily noun A kind of woolen stuff., A small napkin, used at table with the fruit, etc.; — commonly colored and fringed.
dolce adverb Alt. of Dolcemente
doled imp. & past participle of Dole
dolly noun A contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer., A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet., In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver., A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building., A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc., A child’s mane for a doll.
dolor noun Pain; grief; distress; anguish.
dolus noun Evil intent, embracing both malice and fraud. See Culpa.
domal adjective Pertaining to a house.
domed adjective Furnished with a dome; shaped like a dome.
donat noun A grammar.
donax noun A canelike grass of southern Europe (Arundo Donax), used for fishing rods, etc.
donee noun The person to whom a gift or donation is made., 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.
donet noun Same as Donat. Piers Plowman.
donna noun A lady; madam; mistress; — the title given a lady in Italy.
donor noun One who gives or bestows; one who confers anything gratuitously; a benefactor., One who grants an estate; in later use, one who confers a power; — the opposite of donee.
doole noun Sorrow; dole.
dooly noun A kind of litter suspended from men’s shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin.
doree noun A European marine fish (Zeus faber), of a yellow color. See Illust. of John Doree.
doric adjective Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect., Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order., Of or relating to one of the ancient Greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war., The Doric dialect.
doris noun A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks having a wreath of branchiae on the back.
dorse noun Same as dorsal, n., The back of a book., The Baltic or variable cod (Gadus callarias), by some believed to be the young of the common codfish.
dosed imp. & past participle of Dose
dosel noun Same as Dorsal, n.
dotal adjective Pertaining to dower, or a woman’s marriage portion; constituting dower, or comprised in it.
doted imp. & past participle of Dote, Stupid; foolish., Half-rotten; as, doted wood.
doter noun One who dotes; a man whose understanding is enfeebled by age; a dotard., One excessively fond, or weak in love.
douar noun A village composed of Arab tents arranged in streets.
doubt verb i. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined., To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive., To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it., To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive of., To fill with fear; to affright., A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an event, or the truth of an assertion, etc.; hesitation., Uncertainty of condition., Suspicion; fear; apprehension; dread., Difficulty expressed or urged for solution; point unsettled; objection.
douce adjective Sweet; pleasant., Sober; prudent; sedate; modest.
dough noun Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough., Anything of the consistency of such paste.
doupe noun The carrion crow.
doura noun A kind of millet. See Durra.
douse verb t. To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse., To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail., To fall suddenly into water., To put out; to extinguish.
dowdy superl. Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar-looking., An awkward, vulgarly dressed, inelegant woman.
dowel noun A pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two pieces, and being partly in one piece and partly in the other, to keep them in their proper relative position., A piece of wood driven into a wall, so that other pieces may be nailed to it., To fasten together by dowels; to furnish with dowels; as, a cooper dowels pieces for the head of a cask.
dower noun That with which one is gifted or endowed; endowment; gift., The property with which a woman is endowed, That which a woman brings to a husband in marriage; dowry., That portion of the real estate of a man which his widow enjoys during her life, or to which a woman is entitled after the death of her husband.
dowle noun Feathery or wool-like down; filament of a feather.
downy adjective Covered with down, or with pubescence or soft hairs., Made of, or resembling, down. Hence, figuratively: Soft; placid; soothing; quiet., Cunning; wary.
dowry noun A gift; endowment., The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride’s portion on her marriage. See Note under Dower., A gift or presents for the bride, on espousal. See Dower.
dowse verb t. To plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse., To beat or thrash., To use the dipping or divining rod, as in search of water, ore, etc., A blow on the face.
dowst noun A dowse.
dowve noun A dove.
doyly noun See Doily.
dozed imp. & past participle of Doze
dozen plural of Dozen, A collection of twelve objects; a tale or set of twelve; with or without of before the substantive which follows., An indefinite small number.
dozer noun One who dozes or drowses.