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done2 [not before noun, no comparative]
finished or completed [= finished]:
The job's nearly done.
somebody is done (with something) (=someone has finished doing or using something)
As soon as I'm done, I'll give you a call.
Are you done with this magazine?
I'll be glad when the exams are over and done with (=completely finished).
cooked enough to eat [↪ overdone, underdone]:
Is the pasta done yet?
to be in serious trouble or likely to fail:
If we get caught, we're done for.
You look done in.
5 also be the done thing British English
to be socially acceptable:
Showing affection in public just isn't done in Japan.
6 have done with it British English
used to tell someone to stop thinking about or trying to decide something because they have already done this enough:
Just buy it and have done with it!
to be deceived or cheated:
be doneBritish English informal
If you paid £50, you were done, mate!
8SCCSCP British English informal
to be caught by the police for doing something illegal, but usually not too serious
be/get done for
I got done for speeding last night.
an agreement that has been made and cannot be changed:
The merger is far from a done deal.