Found 4 items, similar to man.
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n 1: an adult male person (as opposed to a woman); “there were
two women and six men on the bus”
[syn: adult male
2: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a
military force; “two men stood sentry duty”
, military personnel
] [ant: civilian
3: the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; “it
was every man for himself”
4: all of the inhabitants of the earth; “all the world loves a
; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind'
seemed to slight the women" [syn: world
, human race
, human beings
5: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae [syn: homo
6: a male subordinate; “the chief stationed two men outside the
; “he awaited word from his man in Havana”
7: an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and
courageous competent); “the army will make a man of you”
8: a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover
or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; “she
takes good care of her man”
9: a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his
employer; “Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man”
valet de chambre
, gentleman's gentleman
10: one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea [syn: Isle of Man
11: game equipment consisting of an object used in playing
certain board games; “he taught me to set up the men on
the chess board”
; “he sacrificed a piece to get a
v 1: take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place;
“Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning”
2: provide with men; “We cannot man all the desks”
English → English
(m[a^]n), n.; pl. Men
(m[e^]n). [AS. mann, man,
monn, mon; akin to OS., D., & OHG. man, G. mann, Icel.
ma[eth]r, for mannr, Dan. Mand, Sw. man, Goth. manna, Skr.
manu, manus, and perh. to Skr. man to think, and E. mind.
[root]104. Cf. Minx
a pert girl.]
1. A human being; -- opposed to beast
These men went about wide, and man found they none,
But fair country, and wild beast many [a] one. --R.
The king is but a man, as I am; the violet smells to
him as it doth to me. --Shak.
'Tain't a fit night out for man nor beast! --W. C.
2. Especially: An adult male person; a grown-up male person,
as distinguished from a woman or a child.
When I became a man, I put away childish things. --I
Cor. xiii. 11.
Ceneus, a woman once, and once a man. --Dryden.
3. The human race; mankind.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after
our likeness, and let them have dominion. --Gen. i.
The proper study of mankind is man. --Pope.
4. The male portion of the human race.
Woman has, in general, much stronger propensity than
man to the discharge of parental duties. --Cowper.
5. One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities
of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.
This was the noblest Roman of them all . . . the
So mixed in him that Nature might stand up
And say to all the world “This was a man!”
6. An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.
Like master, like man. --Old Proverb.
The vassal, or tenant, kneeling, ungirt, uncovered,
and holding up his hands between those of his lord,
professed that he did become his man from that day
forth, of life, limb, and earthly honor.
7. A term of familiar address at one time implying on the
part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience,
or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose! In the
latter half of the 20th century it became used in a
broader sense as simply a familiar and informal form of
address, but is not used in business or formal situations;
as, hey, man! You want to go to a movie tonight?.
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8. A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife.
I pronounce that they are man and wife. --Book of
every wife ought to answer for her man. --Addison.
9. One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of
the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.
A man can not make him laugh. --Shak.
A man would expect to find some antiquities; but all
they have to show of this nature is an old rostrum
of a Roman ship. --Addison.
10. One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or
draughts, are played.
Note: Man is often used as a prefix in composition, or as a
separate adjective, its sense being usually
self-explaining; as, man child, man eater or maneater,
man-eating, man hater or manhater, man-hating,
manhunter, man-hunting, mankiller, man-killing, man
midwife, man pleaser, man servant, man-shaped,
manslayer, manstealer, man-stealing, manthief, man
Man is also used as a suffix to denote a person of the
male sex having a business which pertains to the thing
spoken of in the qualifying part of the compound;
ashman, butterman, laundryman, lumberman, milkman,
fireman, repairman, showman, waterman, woodman. Where
the combination is not familiar, or where some specific
meaning of the compound is to be avoided, man is used
as a separate substantive in the foregoing sense; as,
apple man, cloth man, coal man, hardware man, wood man
(as distinguished from woodman).
(Zo["o]l.), a anthropoid ape, as the gorilla.
Man at arms
, a designation of the fourteenth and fifteenth
centuries for a soldier fully armed.
, a mechanical lift for raising or lowering
people through considerable distances; specifically
(Mining), a contrivance by which miners ascend or descend
in a shaft. It consists of a series of landings in the
shaft and an equal number of shelves on a vertical rod
which has an up and down motion equal to the distance
between the successive landings. A man steps from a
landing to a shelf and is lifted or lowered to the next
landing, upon which he them steps, and so on, traveling by
, a person wholly subservient to the will of
another, like Robinson Crusoe's servant Friday.
Man of straw
, a puppet; one who is controlled by others;
also, one who is not responsible pecuniarily.
(Bot.), a twining plant (Ipom[oe]a pandurata
) with leaves and flowers much like those of the
morning-glory, but having an immense tuberous farinaceous
Man of sin
(Script.), one who is the embodiment of evil,
whose coming is represented (--2 Thess. ii. 3) as
preceding the second coming of Christ. [A Hebraistic
Man of war
(a) A warrior; a soldier. --Shak.
(b) (Naut.) See in the Vocabulary.
(c) See Portuguese man-of-war
also see Physalia
(Mil.), a bullet which will produce a
sufficient shock to stop a soldier advancing in a charge;
specif., a small-caliber bullet so modified as to expand
when striking the human body, producing a severe wound
which is also difficult to treat medically. Types of
bullets called hollow-nosed bullets
, soft-nosed bullets
and hollow-point bullets
are classed as
man-stopping. The dumdum bullet
well-known variety. Such bullets were originally designed
for wars with savage tribes.
To be one's own man
, to have command of one's self; not to
be subject to another.
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(m[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned
pr. & vb. n. Manning
1. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or
complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or
the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
See how the surly Warwick mans the wall ! --Shak.
They man their boats, and all their young men arm.
2. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for
efficiency; to fortify. “Theodosius having manned his
soul with proper reflections.”
3. To tame, as a hawk. [R.] --Shak.
4. To furnish with a servant or servants. [Obs.] --Shak.
5. To wait on as a manservant. [Obs.] --Shak.
Note: In “Othello,”
V. ii. 270, the meaning is uncertain,
being, perhaps: To point, to aim, or to manage.
To man a yard
(Naut.), to send men upon a yard, as for
furling or reefing a sail.
To man the yards
(Naut.), to station men on the yards as a
salute or mark of respect.