Synonyms of don


1. Don, gentleman

usage: a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

2. preceptor, don, teacher, instructor

usage: teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)

3. don, father, head, chief, top dog

usage: the head of an organized crime family

4. Don

usage: Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu

5. Don, Don River

usage: a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov

6. Don, title, title of respect, form of address

usage: a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename; "Don Roberto"


1. wear, put on, get into, don, assume, dress, get dressed

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of don (Dictionary)