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Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

a male subordinate

an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

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a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman

one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

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game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

take charge of a certain job

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provide with workers

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References in classic literature ?
The old man had listed hundreds of the truths in his book.
There's a young man hid with me, in comparison with which young man I am a Angel.
Observing this, and how, without another word, he made off, and observing too the resignation of the plaintiff, Sancho buried his head in his bosom and remained for a short space in deep thought, with the forefinger of his right hand on his brow and nose; then he raised his head and bade them call back the old man with the stick, for he had already taken his departure.
For 'man' is predicated of the individual man, but is not present in any subject: for manhood is not present in the individual man.
Raoul, without dismounting, called to the host and announced that a wounded man was about to be brought to his house and begged him in the meantime to prepare everything needful.
I wish the people had tarred and feathered every man of them
Within it, thrust partly out of the window, appeared the physiognomy of the old man, with a skin as yellow as if his own Midas-hand had transmuted it.
For if a man engage himself by a manifest declaration, he must go through or take a fall.
Not but what the shy man himself would much rather not be happy in that way.
And it seems as if a man should learn to plant, or to fish, or to hunt, that he might secure his subsistence at all events, and not be painful to his friends and fellow-men.
When Robin saw that no other wayfarer was within sight, he called young David of Doncaster, who was a shrewd man for his years, and said to him, "Now get thee forth, young David, and speak to yonder palmer that walks beside the town wall, for he hath come but now from Nottingham Town, and may tell thee news of good Stutely, perchance.
If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.
Up wind he followed the elusive spoor with a sense of perception so transcending that of ordinary man as to be inconceivable to us.
The great black lions of the forest fed with almost equal impartiality upon the flesh of the grass-eaters and man.
Sheeta crouched in the bow at the ape-man's feet, for it had seemed best to Tarzan always to keep the wicked beast as far from the other members of the party as possible, since it would require little or no provocation to send him at the throat of any than the white man, whom he evidently now looked upon as his master.