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Definitions of man:
  • noun:   game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
  • noun:   one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  • noun:   an adult male person (as opposed to a woman)
  • noun:   a 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"
  • noun:   an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
    Example: "The army will make a man of you"
  • noun:   the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
    Example: "It was every man for himself"
  • noun:   a male subordinate
    Example: "He awaited word from his man in Havana"
  • noun:   any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae
  • noun:   someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
  • noun:   a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    Example: "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
  • noun:   all of the inhabitants of the earth
    Example: "She always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
  • verb:   take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
    Example: "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  • verb:   provide with men
    Example: "We cannot man all the desks"
  • name:  A male given name (rare: 1 in 25000 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1176)
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 100000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3307)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13462)

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