What is man?

  • (verb): Provide with men.
    Example: "We cannot man all the desks"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Man

In English, lower case man (pl. men) refers to an adult human male (the term boy is the usual term for a human male child or adolescent). Although men typically have a male reproductive system, some intersex people with ambiguous genitals, and biologically female transgender people, may also be classified or self-identify as a "man".

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Morihei Ueshiba - Personal Traits
... As a young man, Ueshiba was renowned for his incredible physical strength ... changed the way he performed aikido technique Ueshiba was said to be a simple but wise man, and a gifted farmer ... one game with Sokaku Takeda, Takeda utilized the Goban as a weapon against a man he mistook for an assassin ...
Yukichi Chuganji
28, 2003) was a Japanese supercentenarian, the world's oldest person, and the world's oldest man until his death at age 114 years 189 days ... held the title of Japan's and Asia's oldest living man for over 3 and a half years - the longest that this title has ever been held ... Chuganji was the last surviving Asian man born before 1894, as his successor as Asia's oldest living man, Kameni Nakamura, was born in late 1894 and ...
3 Lbs - Episodes
... Seger discovers he is involved with the attorney of a man he's treating who has been accused of a violent crime 3 "Heart-Stopping" John David Coles Scott Kaufer November 28 ... Even worse, the man believes the arm doesn't belong to him but rather to a fellow soldier who died ... Bookstaver Peter Ocko April 22, 2007 (2007-04-22) (BBC One) A young man has a motorcycle accident, and goes into a coma ...
Economy Of The Isle Of Man
... manufacturing, and tourism form key sectors of the economy of the Isle of Man, a British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea ... of the Government and openness for business make the Isle of Man an attractive alternative jurisdiction (DAW Index ranked 3) ... The Isle of Man has free access to European Union markets for goods, but only has restricted access for services, people, or financial products ...
History Of Southeast Asia - Prehistory - Paleolithic
... The area's first known human-like inhabitant some 500,000 years ago was "Java Man" (first classified as Pithecanthropus erectus, then subsequently named a ... Recently discovered was a species of human, dubbed "Flores Man" (Homo floresiensis), a miniature hominid that grew only three feet tall ... Flores Man seems to have shared some islands with Java Man until only 10,000 years ago, when they became extinct ...

More definitions of "man":

  • (noun): The generic use of the word to refer to any human being.
    Example: "It was every man for himself"
  • (noun): Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.
    Synonyms: piece
  • (noun): An adult male person (as opposed to a woman).
    Synonyms: adult male
  • (noun): An adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent).
    Example: "The army will make a man of you"
  • (verb): Take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.
    Example: "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  • (noun): A male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman.
    Example: "She takes good care of her man"
  • (noun): One of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.
    Synonyms: Isle of Man
  • (noun): A male subordinate.
    Example: "The chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"

Famous quotes containing the word man:

    To this war of every man against every man, this also is consequent; that nothing can be Unjust. The notions of Right and Wrong, Justice and Injustice have there no place. Where there is no common Power, there is no Law; where no Law, no Injustice. Force, and Fraud, are in war the two Cardinal virtues.
    Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    Therefore doth heaven divide
    The state of man in divers functions,
    Setting endeavor in continual motion,
    To which is fixed, as an aim or butt,
    Obedience; for so work the honeybees,
    Creatures that by a rule in nature teach
    The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The inference is, that God has restated the superiority of the West. God always does like that when a thousand white people surround one dark one. Dark people are always “bad” when they do not admit the Divine Plan like that. A certain Javanese man who sticks up for Indonesian Independence is very lowdown by the papers, and suspected of being a Japanese puppet.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)