Definitions of "Man"

A measure of weight in Persia, varying in value, in different localities, from about 6 to about 25 pounds. noun

Abbreviations of Manitoba. noun

To supply with men; furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for service, defense, or the like.

To brace up in a manful way; make manly or courageous: used reflexively.

To wait on; attend; escort.

To accustom to the presence or company of man; tame, as a hawk or other bird.

In zoology, a featherless plantigrade biped mammal of the genus.Homo (which see); H. sapiens, a species of the family Hominidæ or Anthropidæ, order Primates, class Mammalia, of which there are several geographical races or varieties. : ; ; ; ; noun

A being, whether super- or infra-natural; a person. noun

An individual of the human race; a human being; a person: as, all men are mortal. noun

Generically, the human race; mankind; human beings collectively: used without article or plural: as, man is born to trouble; the rights of man. noun

Specifically noun

A male adult of the human race, as distinguished from a woman or a boy; one who has attained manhood, or who is regarded as of manly estate. noun

The word "Man" in example sentences

˜Every man or (a) donkey runs™, that is to say, whether only the term ˜man™ or the whole subject is distributed. John Buridan

Kretzmann and Stump, p. For example, ˜man™ immediately signifies the concept man, but by mediation of the concept it signifies the second substance or form of man. Medieval Theories: Properties of Terms

The owner of the Peony had that to his credit at least—no pilferage: an anxious man, a worried man— 2005

I have more sympathy with Dante the man than Goethe the man… Eliot's English Usage

In the sentence, "The man is happy; _he_ is benevolent; _he_ is useful;" you perceive, that the word _he_ is used instead of the noun _man; _ consequently _he_ must be a _pronoun_. English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

You observe, too, that, by making use of the pronoun _he_ in this sentence, we avoid the _repetition_ of the _noun_ man, for without the pronoun, the sentence would be rendered thus, "The man is happy; _the man_ is benevolent; _the man_ is useful." English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

In the expressions, The man walks -- The boy plays -- Thunders roll --- Warriors fight -- you perceive that the words _walks, plays, roll_, and _fight_, are _active verbs; _ and you cannot be at a loss to know, that the nouns _man, boy, thunders_, and English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

"But ... after you've been up against a proposition like that, and come through, it certainly makes a man feel like a _man_!" Where the Sun Swings North

It obviously requires _every man to acknowledge another self in every other man_. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4

I am a free man -- I am protected in my rights as a _man_, by the strong arm of the law; no! _not one_. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

This vision of man, the master of his own destinies, the searcher for truth and the shaper of a better life for the only existence that he knows anything about, this reliance of _man upon man_, and without the supposed interference of any god, constitutes atheism in its broadest and true sense. The Necessity of Atheism

If God permitted man to hold _man_ as property, why did He punish for stealing _that_ kind of property infinitely more than for stealing any The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

This _somebody_ deprived of the ownership of a man, is the _man himself_, robbed of personal ownership. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

If we may safely apply Trotter's generalization to the present antagonism among groups (within nations, and also national groups) we might say that the rapid differentiation of the human species has had an effect of creating within the species _man_ a large number of types of sub-specific value, and in this respect man differs greatly from any other species. The Psychology of Nations A Contribution to the Philosophy of History

I am a free man -- I am protected in my rights as a _man_, by the strong arm of the law; no! _not one_. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

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