Synonyms of dean


1. dean, academic administrator

usage: an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college

2. Dean, James Dean, James Byron Dean

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

3. dean, doyen, elder, senior

usage: a man who is the senior member of a group; "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"

4. dean, cardinal

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals

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Definition and meaning of dean (Dictionary)