Meaning of “did” in the English Dictionary

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"did" in British English

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uk /dɪd/ us /dɪd/

past simple of do

(Definition of “did” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"did" in American English

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us /dɪd/

past simple of do

(Definition of “did” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"DID" in Business English

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DIDnoun [ U ]

UK also DDI uk us

COMMUNICATIONS abbreviation for Direct Inward Dial or Direct Inward Dialing: a system that allows a phone line to be connected to more than one number, so that employees or departments in an organization can have different numbers without each needing a separate phone line:

With DID the telephone company can allocate a range of numbers associated with one or more phone lines.

(Definition of “DID” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)