Definition of MAN

noun : MAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself" ;

  • 4. (

    ) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage ;

  • 5. (

    ) a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana" ;

  • 6. (

    ) an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man" ;

  • 10. (

    ) game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage" ;

verb : MAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning" ;

  • 2. (

    ) provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths" ;

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