don
Pronunciation Noun

don (plural dons)

  1. A university professor, particularly one at Oxford or Cambridge.
  2. An employee of a university residence who lives among the student residents.
  3. A mafia boss.
Translations
  • Italian: don
  • Russian: паха́н
Verb

don (dons, present participle donning; past and past participle donned)

  1. (transitive, clothing) To put on, to dress in.
    To don one's clothes.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (put on clothes) doff
Translations
Don
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɒn/
  • (America) IPA: /dɑn/
Proper noun
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Donald or Gordon.
Proper noun
  1. A river in European Russia, flowing 1200 miles to the Sea of Azov. Called Tanais in classical sources.
Translations
  • German: Don
  • Portuguese: Don
  • Russian: Дон
Proper noun
  1. A river in Scotland, flowing 62 miles to the North Sea.
  2. A river in South Yorkshire, England, on which Doncaster is situated.

DON
Noun

don (uncountable)

  1. (science) dissolved organic nitrogen
  2. Abbreviation of deoxynivalenol., a toxic byproduct of Fusarium head blight of barley
Synonyms


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