manned manned  /ˈmænd/


  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
  14. (adj) having a crew


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  1. Forty years after the first manned lunar landing, the race is on to return.
  2. China's manned space program, codenamed Project 921, is indeed a matter of considerable national pride for a country that sees space exploration as confirmation of superpower status.
  3. His premature death prevented him from witnessing how his contribution benefited manned spaceflightand mankind.


  1. Letter: Views about health care and politics

    Recent surgery reminds one of the excellent health care available in north central Wisconsin. Care long supported by locally owned paper companies manned with union workers receiving compensation necessary for a thriving middle class. No longer.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

  2. Universal Protection Service Acquires the Manned Security Guard Division of Boyd & Associates

    SANTA ANA, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired the manned security guard division of...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Manned Submersible on the Hunt for Invasive Lionfish

    SEATTLE, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OceanGate Inc., a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, is helping to raise awareness of the widespread invasion of lionfish, a non-native predator ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Andre Borschsberg and Bertrand Piccard run the Solar Impulse team and Mr Piccard told journalists, "It's the first time ever that a [manned] solar airplane has flown through the night. That was the moment that proved the mission was successful, we...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: Only Kent (blog)

  2. "The Shenzhou 7 mission marks a historic breakthrough in China's manned space program," Zhai said. "It is a great honor for all three of us to fly the mission, and we are fully prepared for the challenge."
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Zhai Zhigang Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Every time we fly I know that we can lose a crew," Griffin said Wednesday afternoon. "That occupies a large portion of my thoughts. Unless we're going to get out of the manned space flight business, that thought is going to be with me every...
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Michael Griffin Source: Forbes

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