The Word is:”man”

man

/man/

noun

noun: man; plural noun: men; noun: Man; noun: the Man

1. an adult human male.
“a small man with mischievous eyes”

synonyms: male, adult male, gentleman, youth; informalguy, fellow, geezer, gent, mother’s son;
informalbloke, chap, lad; informaldude, bozo, hombre; informaldigger; informaloke, ou, oom; informaladmi; informalbodach; informalcove; archaiccarl
  • a male member of a workforce, team, etc.

    “over 700 men were made redundant”
    synonyms: worker, workman, labourer, helper, hand, blue-collar worker

    “the men voted to go on strike”

  • ordinary members of the armed forces as distinct from the officers.
    “he had a platoon of forty men to prepare for battle”
  • a male person associated with a particular place, activity, or occupation.
    “a Cambridge man”
  • a person with the qualities associated with males, such as bravery, spirit, or toughness.
    “she was more of a man than any of them”
  • a male pursued or sought by another, especially in connection with a crime.
    “Inspector Bull was sure they would find their man”
  • historical
    a vassal.
  • 2. a human being of either sex; a person.
    “God cares for all men”

    synonyms: human being, human, person, mortal, individual, personage, soul

    “all men are mortal”

  • an individual; one.
    “a man could buy a lot with eighteen million dollars”
  • a type of prehistoric human named after the place where the remains were found.
    “Cro-Magnon man”
  • 3. informal
    a group or person in a position of authority over others, such as a corporate employer or the police.
    “they’ve mastered their emotive grunge-pop without haggling with the Man”

  • informal
    white people collectively regarded as the controlling group in society.
    “he urged that black college athletes boycott the Man’s Rose Bowl”
  • 4. a figure or token used in playing a board game.

    verb

    verb: man; 3rd person present: mans; past tense: manned; past participle: manned; gerund or present participle: manning

    1. (of personnel) work at, run, or operate (a place or piece of equipment) or defend (a fortification).
    “the helpline is manned by trained staff”
    synonyms: staff, crew, occupy, people
    “the office is manned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.”

  • operate, work, use, utilize
    “firemen manned the pumps”
  • provide someone to fill (a post).
    “the chaplaincy was formerly manned by the cathedral”
  • 2. archaic
    fortify the spirits or courage of.
    “he manned himself with dauntless air”

    exclamationNorth Americaninformal
    exclamation: man

    1. used, irrespective of the sex of the person addressed, to express surprise, admiration, delight, etc., or for emphasis.
    “wow, like cosmic, man”

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