behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;
carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
carry on or function; "We could do with a little more help around here"
engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"
(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"
very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned
As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples.
As a demonstrative pronoun, this denotes something that is present or near in place or time, or something just mentioned, or that is just about to be mentioned.