fordo

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for·do

also fore·do (fôr-do͞o′)
tr.v. for·did (-dĭd′), for·done (-dŭn′), for·do·ing, for·does (-dŭz′) also fore·did or fore·done or fore·do·ing or fore·does Archaic
1. To cause the death of; kill.
2. To bring to ruin; destroy.

[Middle English fordon, from Old English fordōn : for-, for- + dōn, to do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

fordo

(fɔːˈduː) or

foredo

vb (tr) , -does, -doing, -did or -done
1. to destroy
2. to exhaust
[Old English fordōn; related to Old Saxon fardōn, Old High German fartuon, Dutch verdoen; see for-, do1]

for•do

(fɔrˈdu)

v.t. -did, -done, -do•ing. Archaic.
1. to do away with; kill; destroy.
2. to ruin; undo.
[before 900; Middle English fordon, Old English fordōn]

fordo

- "To do away with," "to destroy, ruin."
See also related terms for ruin.

fordo


Past participle: fordone
Gerund: fordoing

Imperative
fordo
fordo
Present
I fordo
you fordo
he/she/it fordoes
we fordo
you fordo
they fordo
Preterite
I fordid
you fordid
he/she/it fordid
we fordid
you fordid
they fordid
Present Continuous
I am fordoing
you are fordoing
he/she/it is fordoing
we are fordoing
you are fordoing
they are fordoing
Present Perfect
I have fordone
you have fordone
he/she/it has fordone
we have fordone
you have fordone
they have fordone
Past Continuous
I was fordoing
you were fordoing
he/she/it was fordoing
we were fordoing
you were fordoing
they were fordoing
Past Perfect
I had fordone
you had fordone
he/she/it had fordone
we had fordone
you had fordone
they had fordone
Future
I will fordo
you will fordo
he/she/it will fordo
we will fordo
you will fordo
they will fordo
Future Perfect
I will have fordone
you will have fordone
he/she/it will have fordone
we will have fordone
you will have fordone
they will have fordone
Future Continuous
I will be fordoing
you will be fordoing
he/she/it will be fordoing
we will be fordoing
you will be fordoing
they will be fordoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fordoing
you have been fordoing
he/she/it has been fordoing
we have been fordoing
you have been fordoing
they have been fordoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fordoing
you will have been fordoing
he/she/it will have been fordoing
we will have been fordoing
you will have been fordoing
they will have been fordoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fordoing
you had been fordoing
he/she/it had been fordoing
we had been fordoing
you had been fordoing
they had been fordoing
Conditional
I would fordo
you would fordo
he/she/it would fordo
we would fordo
you would fordo
they would fordo
Past Conditional
I would have fordone
you would have fordone
he/she/it would have fordone
we would have fordone
you would have fordone
they would have fordone
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References in classic literature ?
Sweet the song, the story sweet, There is no man hearkens it, No man living 'neath the sun, So outwearied, so foredone, Sick and woful, worn and sad, But is healed, but is glad
Quite another thing in Practice; every window of your Feeling, even of your Intellect, as it were, begrimed and mud-bespattered, so that no pure ray can enter; a whole Drugshop in your inwards; the foredone soul drowning slowly in quagmires of Disgust
Revenge held fatal sway: but with that sun His hopes had set, and his youth's race was run; His days of bliss were number'd and foredone.
159); shortly thereafter, Kent tells Lear that she and Regan "have foredone themselves / And desperately are dead" (5.
Indeed, according to the prophecy of Teiresias, only upon accomplishing this mission will Odysseus be able to return home, where he will live happily and die of old age: 'And from the sea shall thine own death come, the gentlest death that may be, which shall end thee foredone with smooth old age, and the folk shall dwell happily around thee.