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English noun: Don

1. Don (person) a Spanish gentleman or nobleman


Broader (hypernym)gentleman


Domain categorySpanish

2. don (person) teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)


Synonymspreceptor


Broader (hypernym)instructor, teacher


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

3. don (person) the head of an organized crime family


Synonymsfather


Broader (hypernym)chief, head, top dog

4. Don (person) Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu


Instance hypernymCeltic deity


Domain regionCambria, Cymru, Wales

5. Don (object) a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov


SynonymsDon River


Instance hypernymriver


Part meronymRussia, Russian Federation

6. Don (communication) a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename


SamplesDon Roberto.


Broader (hypernym)form of address, title, title of respect


Domain categorySpanish


English verb: don

1. don (body) put clothing on one's body


SamplesWhat should I wear today?.
He put on his best suit for the wedding.
The princess donned a long blue dress.
The queen assumed the stately robes.
He got into his jeans.


Synonymsassume, get into, put on, wear


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dress, get dressed


Narrower (hyponym)hat, scarf, slip on, try, try on









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