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'man' - used as a noun
1. one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
2. an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
there were two women and six men on the bus
3. someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
two men stood sentry duty
4. the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
it was every man for himself
5. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
6. a male subordinate
the chief stationed two men outside the building
he awaited word from his man in Havana
7. 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
9. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's 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
11. all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

'man' - used as a verb
12. take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning
13. provide with men
We cannot man all the desks
14. (dialect) must

derived forms
1. Man / Plural
men
2. Man / Plural
Mans
3. Man / Past
manned
4. Man / Third Person
mans
5. Man / Present Participle
manning
Variations of 'man'
 
Antonym
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