manning manning  /ˈmæ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  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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Usage(s):

  • A Swiss traveler reported that the first German women troops were already manning parts of the West Wall.

News

  1. Manning’s lawyers attack WikiLeaks conspiracy notion

    FORT MEADE — Defense lawyers at the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are attacking the government’s assertion he started sending classified information to WikiLeaks within weeks of starting work as an intelligence analyst in Iraq in 2009. An Army computer crimes investigator testified on cross-examination Wednesday that he found no evidence on Manning’s personal [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

  2. Manning & Napier Exhibits at the Morningstar Investment Conference

    Manning & Napier is exhibiting at the 2013 annual Morningstar Investment Conference at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago from Wednesday, June 12 through Friday, June 14.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Manning trial resumes as new leak scandal unfolds

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's court-martial for giving hundreds of thousands of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks entered its second week Monday in a fresh spotlight cast by a brand-new leak by another low-level ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Anytime you're without of the best athletes in the National Football League, it's going to be tough," said Pro Bowl cornerback DeAngelo Hall, whose relationship with Petrino has been severely strained. "Take Peyton Manning from the Colts and...
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: DeAngelo Hall Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Peyton Manning is unbelievable," Coach Tony Dungy said. "He put a lot of it on his shoulders and kept us in it. He played unbelievably under the circumstances: . It was an MVP performance for sure."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Tony Dungy Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "It will probably be the biggest shot ever made in Kansas history," Jayhawks coach Bill Self said. "When Danny (Manning) and The Miracles won it in '88, they were up four late or whatever. There were big, great plays that were being made, but...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Bill Self Source: Sports Network

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