What does dan mean?

Definitions for dandɑn, dæn

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  1. DAN(Noun)

    a protein that binds the 5' cap of mRNA and begins degradation in the 3' to 5' direction.

  2. Origin: Uncertain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dan(noun)

    a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir

  2. Dan(noun)

    a small truck or sledge used in coal mines

  3. Origin: [OE. dan, danz, OF. danz (prop. only nom.), dan, master, fr. L. dominus. See Dame.]


  1. Dan

    According to the Book of Genesis, Dan was the fifth son of Jacob with Bilhah. He was Bilhah's first son. He was the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Dan. In the biblical account, Dan's mother is described as Rachel's handmaid, who becomes one of Jacob's wives. According to the Book of Jubilees, Dan was born on the 9th of Ellul.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dan

    dan, n. a title of honour equivalent to Master or Sir. [O. Fr. dan. (Sp. don; Port. dom)—L. dominus, lord. See Dame.]

  2. Dan

    dan, n. (prov.) a box for carrying coal: a tub.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dan' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3014

Anagrams for dan »

  1. ADN

  2. DNA

  3. nad, NAD

  4. NDA

  5. and, AND


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dan in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Johnson:

    Dan is gone but the story of his life is far from over.

  2. Dan Griffith:

    Farris is the dirt farmer. Dan has more Hollywood in him.

  3. sen:

    Hidup ini tak akan pernah lepas dari cinta, karna kita lahir dan di besarkan karena cinta.

  4. John Cleese:

    If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that'

  5. Dan Quayle:

    The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.

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