man man  /ˈmæn/


  1. (n) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
  2. (n) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
  3. (n) the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
  4. (n) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  5. (n) a male subordinate
  6. (n) an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
  7. (n) a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
  8. (n) a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
  9. (n) one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  10. (n) game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
  11. (n) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  12. (v) take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  13. (v) provide with workers


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  1. One answer, of course, is yes -- by another man.
  2. A PTI cover story on the first steps of man.
  3. No man was more carefully respected by his neighbors in the four Indian provinces south of New Delhi than the proud Thakore clansman, Man Singh.


  1. Man shot in west Jackson

    A man is being treated at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after being shot in both of his legs Wednesday afternoon.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLBT 3 Jackson

  2. Man in fatal SF minivan wreck IDd

    Man in fatal SF minivan wreck IDd San Francisco authorities on Wednesday identified a man who died after crashing his minivan into a tree in McLaren Park. Roderick McDonald, 39, of San Francisco, was heading east on John F. Shelley Drive around 5:30 p.m. Monday when he slammed his Mazda MPV3 into a tree near Mansell Street, police said. McDonald was later pronounced dead at San Francisco General ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Man shot by cops in Southie

    A man in his 50s was shot by police tonight in South Boston, police said. Boston officers and state troopers both responded to a call at 8th and Old Harbor streets at 9:10 p.m., Boston police said. Police are investigating whether officers from one or both agencies discharged their weapons, Boston police said. No other details on the incident were released. It was unclear whether the man was ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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  1. "But war is bigger than any one man," Mr Obama said, adding that the change was necessary to maintain a "unity of effort" in Afghanistan. "I welcome debate among my team, but I won't tolerate division."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Herald Sun

  2. He added, "The fact that this Administration won't allow the man charged with implementing the President's plan to cut $500 billion out of Medicare to testify about his plans for the care of our nation's seniors is truly outrageous."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: RTT News

  3. "From the first minute Forlan had a problem. He was injured and could not continue," Tabarez said of the Athletico Madrid striker. "He had a pain and during the match we took a decision to try another man who was fresh. It was nothing really...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: The Age

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