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man

 
Noun man has 11 senses
  1. man, adult male - an adult male person (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
    --1 is a kind of male, male person
    --1 has parts: adult male body, man's body
    Antonyms: woman, adult female
    --1 has particulars:
     Adam; Cain; Abel; Seth; Black man; white man; yellow man; babu, baboo; bachelor, unmarried man; bey; boy; boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young man; exboyfriend; bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson; dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse; Don; ejaculator; Esquire, Esq; eunuch, castrate; father figure, father surrogate; father-figure; fellow, buster; galoot; geezer, bloke; gentleman; grass widower, divorced man; guy, cat, hombre, bozo; Ham; Herr; Hooray Henry; housefather; hunk; ex-husband, ex; inamorato; iron man, ironman; ironside; Japheth; junior; adonis; middle-aged man; mister, Mr; Monsieur; old boy, old man; old man, greybeard, graybeard, Methuselah; patriarch, paterfamilias; Peter Pan; posseman; Senhor; Senor; shaver; Shem; signor, signior; signore; sir; stiff; stud, he-man, macho-man; Tarzan; widower, widowman; womanizer, womaniser, philanderer; wonder boy, golden boy
  2. serviceman, military man, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
    --2 is a kind of skilled worker, trained worker
    --2 is a member of military unit, military force, military group, force
    --2 has particulars:
     air force officer, commander; artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunner; bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy; commando, ranger; draftee, conscript, inductee; enlisted person; Marine, devil dog, leatherneck, shipboard soldier; military officer, officer; noncombatant; occupier; striper; veteran, vet, ex-serviceman; veteran, veteran soldier; volunteer, military volunteer, voluntary
  3. man - the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself"
    --3 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  4. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man - all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
    --4 is a kind of group, grouping
    --4 has members: people
  5. homo, man, human being, human - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae
    --5 is a kind of hominid
    --5 is a member of genus Homo
    --5 has parts:
     loin, lumbus; human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh; body hair; mane, head of hair; human head; foot, human foot, pes; arm; hand, manus, mitt, paw; face, human face
    --5 has members: homo erectus
    --5 has particulars:
     Homo erectus; Homo soloensis; Homo habilis; Homo sapiens; Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Rhodesian man, Homo rhodesiensis
  6. man - a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
    --6 is a kind of
    subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier
  7. man - an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you"
    --7 is a kind of
    male, male person
  8. man - a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man"
    --8 is a kind of
    male, male person; lover
    Antonyms: woman
  9. valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, man - a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
    --9 is a kind of manservant; body servant
    Derived forms: verb man2, verb man1
  10. Man, Isle of Man - one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
    --10 is a kind of island
  11. man, piece - game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
    --11 is a kind of game equipment
    --11 has particulars: black; checker; chessman, chess piece; white
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