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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)


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


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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