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men, plural;
  1. Used, irrespective of the sex of the person addressed, to express surprise, admiration, delight, etc., or for emphasis
    • - man, what a show!
Verb
  1. Provide (something, esp. a place or machine) with the personnel to run, operate, or defend it
    • - the firemen manned the pumps and fought the blaze
  2. Provide someone to fill (a post or office)
    • - the chaplaincy was formerly manned by the cathedral
  3. Fortify the spirits or courage of
    • - he manned himself with dauntless air
Noun
  1. An adult human male

  2. A male worker or employee
    • - more than 700 men were laid off
    • - CNN's man in India
  3. A male member of a sports team
    • - Johnson took the ball past three men and scored
  4. Ordinary members of the armed forces as distinct from the officers
    • - he had a platoon of forty men to prepare for battle
  5. A husband, boyfriend, or lover
    • - the two of them lived for a time as man and wife
  6. A male person associated with a particular place, activity, or occupation
    • - a Harvard man
    • - I'm a solid union man
  7. A male pursued or sought by another, esp. in connection with a crime
    • - Inspector Bull was sure they would find their man
  8. A manservant or valet
    • - get me a cocktail, my man
  9. A vassal

  10. A human being of either sex; a person
    • - God cares for all races and all men
  11. Human beings in general; the human race
    • - places untouched by the ravages of man
  12. An individual; one
    • - a man could buy a lot with eighteen million dollars
  13. A person with the qualities often associated with males such as bravery, spirit, or toughness
    • - she was more of a man than any of them
  14. A type of prehistoric human named after the place where the remains were found
    • - Cro-Magnon man
  15. A group or person in a position of authority over others, such as a corporate employer or the police
    • - it was a vicarious way of powerless people being able to stick it to the Man
  16. White people collectively regarded as the controlling group in society
    • - he urged that black college athletes boycott the Man's Rose Bowl
  17. A figure or token used in playing a board game


  1. an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
  2. take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  3. provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"
  4. serviceman: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
  5. the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself"
  6. homo: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  7. The term man (pl. men) is used for an adult human male (the term boy is the usual term for a human male child or adolescent). However, man is sometimes used to refer to humanity as a whole. Sometimes it is also used to identify a male human, regardless of age, as in phrases such as "men's rights".
  8. Humans, known taxonomically as Homo sapiens (Latin: "wise man" or "knowing man"), are the only living species in the Homo genus of bipedal primates in Hominidae, the great ape family. ...
  9. Manfred Gnädinger (Dresden 1940 - Camelle, 28 December 2002) a.k.a. Man or O Alemán was a German hermit and sculptor who lived in the village of , on the Costa da Morte, in Galicia (Spain). ...
  10. Man are a rock band from South Wales whose style is a mixture of West Coast psychedelia, progressive rock, blues and country-rock. ...
  11. MAN SE (Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg), formerly MAN AG, is a mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group. MAN SE is based in Munich, in the German State of Bavaria. Its primary output is for the automotive industry, particularly heavy trucks. ...
  12. Man was a journal of anthropological research, published in London between 1901-1994 by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. ...
  13. All humans collectively; mankind, humankind. Also Man; An abstract person; a person of either gender, usually an adult; An adult male human; A mensch; a person of integrity and honor; A piece or token used in board games such as chess; A person, often male, with duties or skills associated with ...
  14. (men) (The) people, humanity
  15. (MEN) multiple endocrine neoplasia
  16. (Men) “menstrual period.”  Higher class Thai: pra jam deuan.  Men is the usual term bargirls use when referring to menstruation.  The young lady you are dying to take back to your hotel may tell you she cannot go with you because she has “men. ...
  17. (MEN (Man)) Christians, nominal or true. In Rev. 4:7 the "face as a man" would represent the attribute of love, as this is one of the outstanding qualities of man. Sometimes it is used literally and sometimes it is supplied by translators.
  18. (MEN) A system of electrical supply in which the neutral is connected to the earth at the point of supply; and at points on the supply system; and at every electrical installation connected to that system.
  19. (MEN) MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE VACCINE
  20. (MEN) Protective mask with metal rods for the face, which also covers the head. Three basic blows to the Men exist: Hidari Men (left), Migi Men (right) and Sho Men (to the center).
  21. (MEN) The Sea-board of Mendip by Franics A. Knight 1902 London - Publishers J.M. Dent & Co.
  22. (MEN) mnemonic for transitive verb with mental object
  23. (Men) "Hyperestrogenic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism" in obese men results in high oestrogen levels, low testosterone levels and subfertility. There is a negative association between spermatogenesis and increasing BMI. ...
  24. (Men) (mehn) 'Face'; also kao.
  25. (Men) An individual domino piece.  Also known as ""tiles", stones", "bones", or a "domino".