Definition of doesn't in English:



  • Does not.

    • ‘Even if it is an addiction that doesn't explain why they started it in the first place.’
    • ‘So the current tactic is to tuck him back in first and if that doesn't work he gets a bottle of water.’
    • ‘You sense that the man behind it was a stoical man and stoicism doesn't talk too much.’
    • ‘If they want to award themselves titles that is up to them but it doesn't change a thing.’
    • ‘He doesn't seem to care what you think of him but he's fascinated by what he thinks of you.’
    • ‘The main reason seems to be that he doesn't want them to see what life is like here.’
    • ‘He doesn't look his age and says that he feels and has the outlook of a younger man.’
    • ‘Any voter who wants to vote but doesn't want to go to the station in person can apply to vote by post.’
    • ‘I want to be a new kind of politician, someone who doesn't want to go into it as a career.’
    • ‘He has had a look at the opposition and doesn't believe there is anything to scare him.’
    • ‘It is quite shocking but her character is the only one in the family who doesn't swear.’
    • ‘My husband is very busy and doesn't have time to come swimming with us at the weekends.’
    • ‘He says there are two sides to the argument but doesn't say which side he agrees with.’
    • ‘If she doesn't let up, he might have no option but to race for a replacement in four years.’
    • ‘This may still make sense for some but for many of us it just doesn't work any more.’
    • ‘I also believe that there is a bit more, but he has to be careful he doesn't run on empty.’
    • ‘Why doesn't she go down to the soup kitchens and cook for the people who have nothing?’
    • ‘The world really doesn't give you a lot of roadmaps to go by for that stage of life.’
    • ‘It's a shame that she doesn't have that much to do in the film until the closing stages.’
    • ‘In a way it doesn't surprise me that they seem to have jumped the gun on these trees.’