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English noun: john

1. john (artifact) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets


Synonymsbathroom, can, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet


Broader (hypernym)room


Narrower (hyponym)closet, comfort station, convenience, head, loo, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, W.C., wash room, washroom, water closet


Part holonymcan, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, toilet

2. John (person) youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)


SynonymsJohn Lackland, King John


Instance hypernymKing of England, King of Great Britain


Member meronymPlantagenet, Plantagenet line

3. John (person) (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation


SynonymsJohn the Divine, John the Evangelist, Saint John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John, St. John the Apostle


Instance hypernymApostle, Evangelist, saint


Domain categoryNew Testament

4. john (person) a prostitute's customer


Synonymstrick, whoremaster, whoremonger


Broader (hypernym)client, customer

5. John (communication) the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament


SynonymsGospel According to John


Instance hypernymbook, evangel, Gospel, Gospels


Part meronymNew Testament









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