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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 ?
If, observing himself, man sees that his will is always directed by one and the same law (whether he observes the necessity of taking food, using his brain, or anything else) he cannot recognize this never-varying direction of his will otherwise than as a limitation of it.
It makes the strong man stronger, and the angry man to forget that he is angry.
It is of little moment that one or two or twenty errors of our social system be corrected, but of much that the man be in his senses.
While one of the watchers was on top of the divide, another man stole his wife, and he came down to fight.
When the waiter came, the man struggled to the middle of the floor.
If we call an individual man 'skilled in grammar', the predicate is applicable also to the species and to the genus to which he belongs.
He was a man with a bad face, covered with a great, black beard, and he was very, very wicked--yes, very wicked indeed.
The livery horse he had rented down in the valley was a broken-kneed, jaded, and spiritless creature, that stood calmly while its rider was dragged from its back by the wild-looking and violently impetuous man who sprang out around a sharp turn of the trail.
But the generation of the man who swears truly is better thenceforward.
Now, it is different with the young man who is not shy.
The Magician is nevertheless sent as a guest to Zarathustra's cave; for, in his heart, Zarathustra believed until the end that the Magician was a higher man broken by modern values.
Ten years before, the old man had rented three hundred acres from the lady who owned them, and a year ago he had bought them and rented another three hundred from a neighboring landowner.
He is the curate of Bethune, sir, and was carrying the holy vessels belonging to his church, and the treasure of the chapter, to a safe place, the prince having abandoned our town yesterday; and as it was known that bands of the enemy were prowling about the country, no one dared to accompany the good man, so I offered to do so.
Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds, vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds, of a number of men, poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?
The great black lions of the forest fed with almost equal impartiality upon the flesh of the grass-eaters and man.