HyperDic: man

English > 13 senses of the word man / Man:
NOUNperson man, adult malean adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
person man, serviceman, military man, military personnelsomeone who serves in the armed forces
person manthe generic use of the word to refer to any human being
animalman, homo, human being, humanany living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
person mana male subordinate
person manan adult male person who has a manly character (virile / virile / virile and courageous competent)
person man, valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentlemana manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
person mana male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
locationMan, Isle of Manone of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
artifactman, piecegame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
animalman, world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankindall of the living human inhabitants of the earth
VERBsocialmantake charge of a certain job
competitionmanprovide with workers
man / Man > pronunciation
Soundsmae'n
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
English > man: 13 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman).
Synonymadult male
InstancesAbel(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man
Adam(Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology
Cain(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man
Ham(Old Testament) son of Noah
Japheth(Old Testament) son of Noah
Seth(Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve
Shem(Old Testament) eldest son of Noah
Partsadult male body, man's bodyThe body of an adult man
NarrowerEsquire, EsqA title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight
HerrA German man
Hooray HenryA lively and ineffectual upper-class young man
MonsieurUsed as a French courtesy title
Peter PanA boyish or immature man
SenhorA Portuguese title of respect
Tarzan(sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
adonisAny handsome young man
babu, babooUsed as a Hindi courtesy title
bachelor, unmarried manA man who has never / never been married
bey(formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt
boyA friendly informal reference to a grown man
boyfriend, fellow, beau, swainA man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
bull, bruiser, strapper, SamsonA large and strong and heavyset man
dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorseA man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
ejaculatorA man who ejaculates semen
eunuch, castrateA man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
ex-boyfriendA man who is no longer a woman's boyfriend
ex-husband, exA man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
father-figureA man (often a powerful or influential man) who arouses emotions usually felt for your real father and with whom you identify psychologically
father figure, father surrogateA man who takes over all the functions of the real father
fellow, dude, busterAn informal form of address for a man
galootA disreputable or clumsy man
geezerA man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric
gentlemanA man of refinement
grass widower, divorced manA man who is divorced from (or separated from) his wife
guy, cat, hombre, bozo, sodAn informal British term for a youth or man
housefatherA man in charge of children in an institution
hunkA well-built sexually attractive man
inamoratoA man with whom you are in love or have an intimate / intimate relationship
iron man, ironmanA strong man of exceptional physical endurance
ironsideA man of great strength or bravery
middle-aged manA man who is roughly between 45 and 65 years old
old boy, old manA familiar term of address for a man
old man, greybeard, graybeard, MethuselahA man who is very old
patriarch, paterfamiliasThe male head of family or tribe / tribe
ponceA man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses
possemanAn able-bodied man serving as a member of a posse
shaverAn adult male who shaves
signor, signiorUsed as an Italian courtesy title
signoreAn Italian title of respect for a man
sirTerm of address for a man
stiffAn ordinary man
stud, he-man, macho-manA man who is virile and sexually active
white manA man who is White
widower, widowmanA man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried
womanizer, womaniser, philandererA man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
wonder boy, golden boyA man who is unusually successful at an early age
young buck, young manA teenager or a young adult male
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
male, male personA person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
Oppositewoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishhombre adulto, hombre, varón
Catalanbaró, home adult, home, mascle
Adjectivesmanlypossessing qualities befitting a man
manlycharacteristic of a man
English > man: 13 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force.
Synonymsserviceman, military man, military personnel
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofmilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
NarrowerMarine, devil dog, leatherneck, shipboard soldierA member of the United States Marine Corps
air force officer, commanderAn officer in the airforce
artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunnerA serviceman in the artillery
bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boyA serviceman in the navy
commando, rangerA member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
draftee, conscript, inducteesomeone who is drafted into military service
enlisted personA serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
military officer, officerAny person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
noncombatantA member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
occupierA member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country
striperA serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service
veteran, vet, ex-servicemanA person who has served in the armed forces
veteran, veteran soldierA serviceman who has seen considerable active service
volunteer, military volunteer, voluntary(military) a person who freely enlists for service
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
OppositecivilianA nonmilitary citizen
Spanishmilitar
Catalanmilitar
English > man: 13 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe generic use of the word to refer to any human being.
Example"it was every man for himself"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishhombre, persona
Catalanhome, persona
English > man: 13 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.
Synonymshomo, human being, human
Category ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
nutritionThe scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
polydactyly, hyperdactylybirth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes
prepubescent, prepubertal(especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty
schistosome dermatitis, swimmer's itchA sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes
sideEither the left or right half of a body
syndactyly, syndactylismbirth defect in which there is partial or total webbing connecting two or more fingers or toes
Member ofgenus Homotype genus of the family Hominidae
PartsarmA human limb
body hairshort hair growing over a person's body
face, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
foot, human foot, pesThe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
hand, manus, mitt, pawThe (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshAlternative names for the body of a human being
human headThe head of a human being
loin, lumbusEither side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
mane, head of hairgrowth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
NarrowerHomo erectusExtinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain
Homo habilisExtinct species of upright East African hominid having some advanced humanlike characteristics / characteristics
Homo sapiensThe only surviving hominid
Homo soloensisExtinct primitive hominid of late Pleistocene
Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensisExtinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
Rhodesian man, Homo rhodesiensisA primitive hominid resembling Neanderthal man but living in Africa
world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, manAll of the living human inhabitants of the earth
BroaderhominidA primate of the family Hominidae
Spanishhombre, homo, humana, humanidad, humano, ser humano
Catalanésser humà, home, homo, humà
English > man: 13 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA male subordinate.
Example "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
Broadersubordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldierAn assistant subject to the authority or control of another
English > man: 13 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningAn adult male person who has a manly character (virile / virile / virile and courageous competent).
Example"the army will make a man of you"
Broadermale, male personA person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
Adjectivesmanlypossessing qualities befitting a man
manlycharacteristic of a man
English > man: 13 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningA manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer.
Example"Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
Synonymsvalet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman
Broaderbody servantA valet or personal maid
manservantA man servant
Spanishayuda de cámara, hombre de confianza, valet
Catalanhome de confiança, valet
Verbsmanprovide with workers
mantake charge of a certain job
English > man: 13 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningA male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman.
Example"she takes good care of her man"
BroaderloverA significant other to whom you are not related by marriage
male, male personA person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
OppositewomanA female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishhombre
Catalanhome
English > Man: 13 senses > noun 9, location
MeaningOne of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.
SynonymIsle of Man
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofBritish IslesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
Spanishisla de Man, Isla de Man, Isle of Man, Man
CatalanIlla de Man, Illa, Man
AdjectivesManxof or relating to the Isle of Man or its inhabitants or their language
English > man: 13 senses > noun 10, artifact
Meaninggame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.
Synonympiece
Narrowerblack(board games) the darker pieces
checker, chequerOne of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
chessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
tilegame equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
white(board games) the lighter pieces
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishficha, pieza
Catalanfitxa, peça
English > man: 13 senses > noun 11, animal
MeaningAll of the living human inhabitants of the earth.
Example "she always used 'humankind' because 'mankind' seemed to slight the women"
Synonymsworld, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind
Memberspeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
homo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Spanishespecie humana, género humano, hombre, humanidad, mundo, raza humana, tierra
Catalanespècie humana, gènere humà, home, humanitat, llinatge humà, món, raça humana
English > man: 13 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtake charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Similar tomanProvide with workers
Nounsmana manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
English > man: 13 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningProvide with workers.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "We cannot man all the desks"
  • "Students were manning the booths"
NarrowercrewServe as a crew member on
BroaderstaffProvide with staff
Similar tomantake charge of a certain job
Spanishtripular
Nounsmana manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

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