Meaning of don
Pronunciation: (don Sp.,It. dôn), [key]
- (cap.) Mr.; Sir: a Spanish title prefixed to a man's given name.
- (in Spanish-speaking countries) a lord or gentleman.
- (cap.) an Italian title of address, esp. for a priest.
- a person of great importance.
- (in the English universities) a head, fellow, or tutor of a college.
- (in the Mafia) a head of a family or syndicate.
Pronunciation: (don), [key]
— donned, don•ning.
- to put on or dress in: to don one's clothes.
Pronunciation: (dōn), [key]
- (in prescriptions) donec.
Pronunciation: (don for 1 also Russ. dôn), [key]
- a river flowing generally S from Tula in the Russian Federation in Europe, to the Sea of Azov. ab. 1200 mi. (1930 km) long.
- a river in NE Scotland, flowing E from Aberdeen county to the North Sea. 62 mi. (100 km) long.
- a river in central England, flowing NE from S Yorkshire to the Humber estuary. 60 mi. (97 km) long.
- a male given name, form of
Pronunciation: (dôn), [key]
— n. Welsh Myth.
- a goddess, the mother of Gwydion and Arianrod: corresponds to the Irish Danu.
- don (Thesaurus)