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Meaning of DEN

Pronunciation:  den

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a room that is comfortable and secluded
  2. [n]  a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws
  3. [n]  the habitation of wild animals
 

DEN is a 3 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: hideaway, hideout, lair
 
 See Also: abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, habitation, hiding place, home, room

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Den\, n. [AS. denn; perh. akin to G. tenne floor, thrashing
    floor, and to AS. denu valley.]
    1. 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. A squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a
       haunt; as, a den of vice. ``Those squalid dens, which are
       the reproach of great capitals.'' --Addison.
    
    3. Any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone.
       [Colloq.]
    
    4. [AS. denu.] A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell. [Old Eng. &
       Scotch] --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Den\, v. i.
    To live in, or as in, a den.
    
          The sluggish salvages that den below.    --G. Fletcher.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in the den means work, industry, and efficiency.
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

a lair of wild beasts (Ps. 10:9; 104:22; Job 37:8); the hole of a venomous reptile (Isa. 11:8); a recess for secrecy "in dens and caves of the earth" (Heb. 11:38); a resort of thieves (Matt. 21:13; Mark 11:17). Daniel was cast into "the den of lions" (Dan. 6:16, 17). Some recent discoveries among the ruins of Babylon have brought to light the fact that the practice of punishing offenders against the law by throwing them into a den of lions was common.

 
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