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don 1

 (dŏn)
n.
1. Don (also dōn) Used as a courtesy title before the name of a man in a Spanish-speaking area.
2. Chiefly British
a. A head, tutor, or fellow at a college of Oxford or Cambridge.
b. A college or university professor.
3. The leader of an organized-crime family.
4. Archaic An important personage.

[Spanish dialectal and Italian, both from Latin dominus, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]

don 2

 (dŏn)
tr.v. donned, don·ning, dons
1. To put on (clothing or an ornament, for example): donned long gloves for the costume party; don clown make-up for the performance.
2. To assume or take on: donned the air of the injured party.

[Middle English, contraction of do on, to put on; see do1.]

don

(dɒn)
vb, dons, donning or donned
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to put on (clothing)
[C14: from do1 + on; compare doff]

don

(dɒn)
n
1. (Education) Brit a member of the teaching staff at a university or college, esp at Oxford or Cambridge
2. (Education) the head of a student dormitory at certain Canadian universities and colleges
3. a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
4. (in the Mafia) the head of a family
[C17: ultimately from Latin dominus lord]

Don

(dɒn; Spanish don)
n
a Spanish title equivalent to Mr: placed before a name to indicate respect
[C16: via Spanish, from Latin dominus lord; see don2]

Don

(dɒn)
n
1. (Placename) a river rising in W Russia, southeast of Tula and flowing generally south, to the Sea of Azov: linked by canal to the River Volga. Length: 1870 km (1162 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in NE Scotland, rising in the Cairngorm Mountains and flowing east to the North Sea. Length: 100 km (62 miles)
3. (Placename) a river in N central England, rising in S Yorkshire and flowing northeast to the Humber. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)

don1

(dɒn; Sp., It. dɔn)

n.
1. (cap.) Mr.; Sir: a Spanish title prefixed to a man's given name.
2. (in Spanish-speaking countries) a lord or gentleman.
3. (cap.) an Italian title of address, esp. for a priest.
4. (in the English universities) a head, fellow, or tutor of a college.
5. the head of a Mafia family.
6. Archaic. a person of great importance.
[1515–25; < Sp, Italian < Latin dominus]

don2

(dɒn)

v.t. donned, don•ning.
to put on or dress in: to don one's gloves.
[1560–70; contraction of do1 + on; compare doff]

Don

(dɒn)

n.
a river flowing generally S from Tula in the Russian Federation in Europe to the Sea of Azov. ab. 1200 mi. (1930 km) long.

don


Past participle: donned
Gerund: donning

Imperative
don
don
Present
I don
you don
he/she/it dons
we don
you don
they don
Preterite
I donned
you donned
he/she/it donned
we donned
you donned
they donned
Present Continuous
I am donning
you are donning
he/she/it is donning
we are donning
you are donning
they are donning
Present Perfect
I have donned
you have donned
he/she/it has donned
we have donned
you have donned
they have donned
Past Continuous
I was donning
you were donning
he/she/it was donning
we were donning
you were donning
they were donning
Past Perfect
I had donned
you had donned
he/she/it had donned
we had donned
you had donned
they had donned
Future
I will don
you will don
he/she/it will don
we will don
you will don
they will don
Future Perfect
I will have donned
you will have donned
he/she/it will have donned
we will have donned
you will have donned
they will have donned
Future Continuous
I will be donning
you will be donning
he/she/it will be donning
we will be donning
you will be donning
they will be donning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been donning
you have been donning
he/she/it has been donning
we have been donning
you have been donning
they have been donning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been donning
you will have been donning
he/she/it will have been donning
we will have been donning
you will have been donning
they will have been donning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been donning
you had been donning
he/she/it had been donning
we had been donning
you had been donning
they had been donning
Conditional
I would don
you would don
he/she/it would don
we would don
you would don
they would don
Past Conditional
I would have donned
you would have donned
he/she/it would have donned
we would have donned
you would have donned
they would have donned

don

A lecturer at a British university or college, especially at Oxford or Cambridge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.don - a Spanish gentleman or noblemanDon - a Spanish gentleman or nobleman  
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
gentleman - a man of refinement
2.don - teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - 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
instructor, teacher - a person whose occupation is teaching
3.don - the head of an organized crime familydon - the head of an organized crime family
chief, top dog, head - a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
4.Don - Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - 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
5.Don - a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
6.Don - a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename; "Don Roberto"
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
Verb1.don - put clothing on one's bodydon - 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?"
hat - put on or wear a hat; "He was unsuitably hatted"
try on, try - put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
scarf - wrap in or adorn with a scarf
slip on - put on with ease or speed; "slip into something more comfortable after work"; "slip on one's shoes"

don

1
verb put on, get into, dress in, pull on, change into, get dressed in, clothe yourself in, slip on or into The police donned riot gear.

don

2
noun lecturer, professor, fellow, academic, scholar The train was full of university dons.

don

verb
To put (an article of clothing) on one's person:
Translations
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don

1 [dɒn] N
1. (Brit) (Univ) → catedrático/a m/f
2. (US) a Mafia donun capo de la Mafia

don

2 [dɒn] VT (liter) [+ garment] → ponerse, ataviarse con

don

[ˈdɒn]
n (British)professeur mf d'université(professeure f d'université)
vt (= put on) [+ hat, coat] → revêtir

don

2
vt garmentanziehen, anlegen (dated); hataufsetzen

don

1 [dɒn] n (Brit) (Univ) → docente m/f universitario/a

don

2 [dɒn] vt (old) (garment) → indossare