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Man (IPA: /ˈmæn/)


Man (n.)

A human being; -- opposed tobeast.

Man (n.)

Especially: An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.

Man (n.)

The human race; mankind.

Man (n.)

The male portion of the human race.

Man (n.)

One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.

Man (n.)

An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.

Man (n.)

A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose!

Man (n.)

A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife.

Man (n.)

One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.

Man (n.)

One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.

Man (v. t.)

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.

Man (v. t.)

To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.

Man (v. t.)

To tame, as a hawk.

Man (v. t.)

To furnish with a servants.

Man (v. t.)

To wait on as a manservant.

Man

Male adult human

Man

Standard UNIX utility for reading manual pages

Man

English word

Man

Heraldic figure

Man

Genetic element in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " man, proud man, Dress'd in a little brief authority ,"" - Man

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " The wise man warns me that life is but a dewdrop on the lotus leaf." - Life

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "a man who sold meat but knew nothing of the poetry of the slaughterhouse". Ted Arden was no ice-cream butcher." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "workmen who wanted (a) the white man out" ,(c) sinecures" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "˜I know what is love. Love is man and woman in bed.'" - Anthony Burgess


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