5 Definitions of Dean

The meaning of the word dean, the definition of Dean:

n. - A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp., an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop.

n. - The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, who, besides other duties, has regard to the moral condition of the college.

n. - The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities.

n. - A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college, as in a medical, or theological, or scientific department.

n. - The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as, the dean of the diplomatic corps; -- so called by courtesy.

The word "dean" uses 4 letters: A D E N

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after dean, or to dean in any order:

b - baned   c - acned caned dance   k - knead naked   l - eland laden naled   m - admen amend maned menad named   o - anode   p - paned   r - denar redan   s - deans saned sedan   t - anted   v - daven vaned   w - awned dawen dewan waned  

Shorter words found within dean:

ad ade ae an and ane de den ed en end na nae ne

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