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Definition of man:

  1. A human being; - opposed tobeast.
  2. A married man; a husband; - correlative to wife.
  3. A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose!
  4. An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.
  5. Especially: An adult male person; a grown- up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.
  6. One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.
  7. One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.
  8. One, or any one, indefinitely; - a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.
  9. The human race; mankind.
  10. The male portion of the human race.
  11. To furnish with a servants.
  12. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.
  13. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
  14. To tame, as a hawk.
  15. To wait on as a manservant.


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