doer vs worker what difference

what is difference between doer and worker

English

Etymology

From Middle English doer, doar, doere, from Old English dōere (a doer; worker), equivalent to do +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈduː.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈduː.ɚ/
  • Homophones: dewar, Dewar

Noun

doer (plural doers)

  1. Someone who does, performs, or executes; an active person, an agent.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, page 295:
      Though his name was closely linked to that of Physiocrats, he was less an armchair intellectual like Quesnay or the elder Mirabeau than a doer in the vein of Bertin and Trudaine […].
    • 2008, Aleksandra Lojek-Magdziarz, The Guardian, 25 Mar 2008:
      In schools, submission, not curiosity, was a highly valued virtue. Thinkers were out, doers were in.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:doer
    Coordinate term: be-er

Translations

Anagrams

  • Dore, EDRO, Oder, dero, orde, redo, rode, roed

Afrikaans

Adverb

doer

  1. way over there; far away

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese doer (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin dolēre, present active infinitive of doleō, from Proto-Italic *doleō (hurt, cause pain), from Proto-Indo-European *dolh₁éyeti (divide), from *delh₁- (cut). Cognate with Portuguese doer and Spanish doler.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [doˈeɾ]

Verb

doer (first-person singular present doio, first-person singular preterite doín, past participle doído)

  1. (intransitive) to ache, hurt; to cause pain
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to take pity

Conjugation

  • Note: do- are changed to doi- before back vowels (a, o).

References

  • “doer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI – ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “doer” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez – Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “doer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI – ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “doer” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “doer” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • doere, doar

Etymology

From don +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdoːər(ə)/

Noun

doer (plural doers)

  1. doer, agent (someone who does, performs, or executes)
  2. offender (criminal who commits a specified crime)
  3. (rare) cause, reason

Derived terms

  • yvel doer

Descendants

  • English: doer

References

  • “dọ̄er(e, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • do

Noun

doer m or n

  1. indefinite plural of do

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese doer, from Latin doleō, from Proto-Italic *doleō (hurt, cause pain), from Proto-Indo-European *dolh₁éyeti (divide), from *delh₁- (cut).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /du.ˈeɾ/, /ˈdweɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /do.ˈe(ʁ)/, [d̪ö.ˈe(χ)]
  • Hyphenation: do‧er

Verb

doer (past participle doído)

  1. (intransitive) to hurt (be painful)
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to hurt; to pain (cause emotional pain)
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of doer
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of doer
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of doer
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of doer

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • de doer

Related terms

Further reading

  • “doer” in iDicionário Aulete.
  • “doer” in Dicionário inFormal.
  • “doer” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913
  • “doer” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  • “doer” in Michaelis Dicionário Brasileiro da Língua Portuguesa.
  • “doer” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Welsh

Alternative forms

  • deler, deuer (imperative)

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈdoːɨ̯r/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈdɔi̯r/

Verb

doer

  1. (literary) present subjunctive impersonal of dod
  2. (literary) imperative impersonal of dod

Mutation


English

Etymology

From Middle English werkere, worcher, wercher, equivalent to work +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɜː.kə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈwɝ.kɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)kə(ɹ)

Noun

worker (plural workers)

  1. A person who performs labor for a living, especially manual labor.
  2. A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite, or wasp.
    1. (rare) A female ant, bee, termite or wasp.
  3. (computing) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.

Synonyms

  • (person who performs labor): laborer, labourer

Hyponyms

  • (person who performs labor): employee

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • rework

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