HyperDic: male

English > 6 senses of the word male / Male:
ADJECTIVEallmalebeing the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation
allmale, manful, manlike, manly, virilecharacteristic of a man
allmalefor or pertaining to or composed of men or boys
NOUNanimalmalean animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
person male, male persona person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
locationMalethe capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
male / Male > pronunciation
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English > male: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation.
Examples
  • "a male infant"
  • "a male holly tree"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Attribute ofsex, gender, sexualityThe properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
Narrowerantheral, staminatecapable of fertilizing female organs
maleFor or pertaining to or composed of men or boys
phallic, priapicresembling or being a phallus
priapicoverly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality
young-begettingcapable of fathering offspring
See alsomasculineassociated with men and not with women
OppositeandrogynousHaving both male and female characteristics / characteristics
femaleThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop
Spanishmacho, masculino
Catalanmascla, mascle, masculí, masculina
Nounsmalenessthe properties characteristic of the male sex
English > male: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of a man.
Example"a deep male voice"
Synonymsmanful, manlike, manly, virile
Broadermasculineassociated with men and not with women
Spanishmasculino, varonil, viril
Catalanmasculí, viril
Nounsmalea person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
malenessthe properties characteristic of the male sex
English > male: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFor or pertaining to or composed of men or boys.
Examples
  • "the male lead"
  • "the male population"
BroadermaleThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation
Nounsmalea person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
malenessthe properties characteristic of the male sex
English > male: 6 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova).
Narrowerbullock, steercastrated bull
coltA young male horse under the age of four
male horseThe male of species Equus caballus
siremale parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
OppositefemaleAn animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
Spanishmacho
Catalanmascle
English > male: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.
Synonymmale person
Partsmale bodyThe body of a male human being
Narrowerboy wonderAn extremely talented young male person
chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, blokeA boy or man
foster-brother, foster brotherYour foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents
machoA male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
male child, boyA youthful male person
male offspring, man-childA child who is male
man, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
manAn adult male person who has a manly character (virile / virile / virile and courageous competent)
manA male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
mother's sonA male person
sirrahformerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositefemale, female personA person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
Spanishhombre, macho, masculino, varón
Adjectivesmalefor or pertaining to or composed of men or boys
malecharacteristic of a man
English > Male: 6 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
Part ofMaldives, Republic of MaldivesA republic on the Maldive Islands
SpanishMale
Catalancapital de les Maldives, Male

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