Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun don

6 senses of don

Sense 1
Don -- (a Spanish gentleman or nobleman)
       => gentleman -- (a man of refinement)

Sense 2
preceptor, don -- (teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford))
       => teacher, instructor -- (a person whose occupation is teaching)

Sense 3
don, father -- (the head of an organized crime family)
       => head, chief, top dog -- (a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation")

Sense 4
Don -- (Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu)
       INSTANCE OF=> Celtic deity -- (a deity worshipped by the Celts)

Sense 5
Don, Don River -- (a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov)
       INSTANCE OF=> river -- (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles")

Sense 6
Don -- (a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename; "Don Roberto")
       => title, title of respect, form of address -- (an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb don

1 sense of don

Sense 1
wear, put on, get into, don, assume -- (put clothing on one's body; "What 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")
       => dress, get dressed -- (put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

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