Pronunciation of Don't
/dˈə͡ʊnt/, /dˈə‍ʊnt/, /d_ˈəʊ_n_t/

Synonyms for don't:

ban (noun)

boycott, censorship, embargo, injunction, interdiction, limitation, prohibition, proscription, refusal, restriction, stoppage, suppression, taboo, out of bounds, no-no, a thou-shalt-not, off limits.

prohibition (noun)

bar, constraint, exclusion, interdict, negation, obstruction, prevention, repudiation, temperance, veto, Disallowance.

taboo (noun)

anathema, ban, disapproval, forbiddance, inhibition, law, regulation, reservation, restraint, sanction, stricture, superstition, religious convention, social convention, thou-shalt-not.

Sense 1

i'd, Can't, I'm, I've, Shan't, We'll, Won't, You've, would've, you'd, you'll, you're, couldn't, who'd, she'll, they're, shouldn't, they'd, haven't, who've, doesn't, we've, needn't, mustn't, hadn't, they've, weren't, hasn't, they'll, who'll, aren't, mightn't, wouldn't, wasn't, it'll, isn't, didn't, daren't, he'd, he'll, it's, let's, oughtn't, she'd, she's, we'd, we're, what's, who're, who's.

Sense 9


Usage examples for don't:

  • " I don't know, Olly. - "Milly and Olly", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  • Of course you don't know anything about it. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.
  • You want me to tell, don't you? - "The White Desert", Courtney Ryley Cooper.
  • I don't know jus' exac'ly. - "A Flock of Girls and Boys", Nora Perry.
  • You don't mean, Corbett, that you won't come in with us? - "Mr. Waddington of Wyck", May Sinclair.

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