Meaning of MAN in English


vt to tame, as a hawk.

2. man ·noun the human race; mankind.

3. man ·vt to furnish with a servants.

4. man ·vt to wait on as a manservant.

5. man ·noun a human being;

— opposed tobeast.

6. man ·noun the male portion of the human race.

7. man ·noun a married man; a husband;

— correlative to wife.

8. man ·noun an adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.

9. man ·noun one of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.

10. man ·vt to furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.

11. man ·noun especially: an adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.

12. man ·noun one possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.

13. man ·noun one, or any one, indefinitely;

— a modified survival of the saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.

14. man ·noun 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!.

15. man ·vt 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.

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