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Definition 1: a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where don or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don Roberto

(don is a kind of ...) an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'

"the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"

(don belongs to category ...) the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain

Definition 2: a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for don in the sense of this definition

(don is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of don) a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state

Definition 3: Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu - [noun denoting person]

(don is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the Celts

(don belongs to a domain located in ...) one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

Definition 4: a Spanish gentleman or nobleman - [noun denoting person]

(don is a kind of ...) a man of refinement

(don belongs to category ...) the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain

Definition 5: teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for don in the sense of this definition

(don is a kind of ...) a person whose occupation is teaching

(don belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 6: the head of an organized crime family - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for don in the sense of this definition

(don is a kind of ...) a person who is in charge

"the head of the whole operation"

Definition 7: put clothing on one's body - [verb of body]

Samples where don or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for don in the sense of this definition

(don is a kind of ...) put on clothes

"we had to dress quickly" "dress the patient" "Can the child dress by herself?"

(... is a kind of don ) put on or wear a hat

"He was unsuitably hatted"

(... is a kind of don ) put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice

"Try on this sweater to see how it looks"

(... is a kind of don ) wrap in or adorn with a scarf

(... is a kind of don ) put on with ease or speed

"slip into something more comfortable after work" "slip on one's shoes"

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