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There are 6 meanings of the word Dean.

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Dean - as a noun

An administrator in charge of a division of a university or college

United states film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
james byron deanjames dean

A man who is the senior member of a group

Example: "He is the dean of foreign correspondents"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

(roman catholic church) the head of the college of cardinals

Dean - as a verb

To serve as a dean.

To send (a student) to see the dean of a university.

Example Sentences

"The dean of the college welcomed the new students."
"She was appointed as the dean of the Law School."
"The dean of the Faculty of Science will be giving a lecture tomorrow."
"The dean's office is located on the fourth floor of the building."
"The dean is responsible for overseeing academic programs."
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Word Game Points

Is DEAN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, dean is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEAN has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is DEAN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, dean is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEAN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is DEAN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, dean is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEAN has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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