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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dendɛn(n.; v.)denned, den•ning.

  1. (n.)the lair or shelter of a wild animal, esp. a predatory mammal.

    Category: Biology, Zoology

  2. a room in a home designed to provide a comfortable atmosphere for conversation, reading, etc.

  3. a cave used as a place of shelter or concealment.

  4. a squalid place:

    dens of misery.

  5. one of the units of a Cub Scout pack.

  6. (v.i.)to live in or as if in a den.

Origin of den:

bef. 1000; ME; OE denn, c. MD, MLG denne low ground, OHG tenni floor

Den.

  1. Denmark.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lair, den(noun)

    the habitation of wild animals

  2. hideout, hideaway, den(noun)

    a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws

  3. den(noun)

    a unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts

  4. den(noun)

    a room that is comfortable and secluded

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. den(noun)ɛn

    a room in a house for relaxing, informal activities

    ***a comfortable couch in the den

  2. denɛn

    a hidden place where animals such as lions sleep

    ***a lion's/fox's/bear's den

Wiktionary

  1. den(Noun)

    The home of certain animals.

    Daniel was put into the lionsu2019 den.

  2. den(Noun)

    A comfortable room not used for formal entertaining.

  3. den(Verb)

    To ensconce or hide oneself in (or as in) a den.

  4. Den(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Dennis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Den(noun)

    a small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; esp., a cave used by a wild beast for shelter or concealment; as, a lion's den; a den of robbers

  2. Den(noun)

    a squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a haunt; as, a den of vice

  3. Den(noun)

    any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone

  4. Den(noun)

    a narrow glen; a ravine; a dell

  5. Den(verb)

    to live in, or as in, a den

Freebase

  1. Den

    Den is a Kiev-based, centrist daily boardsheet newspaper. Founded in 1996, the paper has a circulation of about 60,000. It is linked to former prime minister Yevhen Marchuk - his wife Larysa Ivshyna is the paper's editor-in-chief. Den has been supporting Leonid Kuchma, NATO, and ties with the West. The paper is also notable by its annual photography contest, being the main photo event in Ukraine. Den is a member of UAPP.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. DEN

    A cavity. DENT To punch. DENTIST One who punches the face and fills cavities.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

den(noun)

the home of a wild beast

a lion's den.

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