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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 ?
And upon Jerry the man turned with an increase of madness.
And the man, looking back and seeing Michael close upon him, decided that it was still another dog attacking him.
For whoever knows the right and is ready to speak it, far-seeing Zeus gives him prosperity; but whoever deliberately lies in his witness and forswears himself, and so hurts Justice and sins beyond repair, that man's generation is left obscure thereafter.
The shy man, on the other hand, is humble--modest of his own judgment and over-anxious concerning that of others.
Years after his break with Wagner, he wrote "The Case of Wagner", and "Nietzsche contra Wagner", and these works are with us to prove the sincerity and depth of his views on the man who was the greatest event of his life.
"Well, I have had some today already," said the old man, obviously accepting the invitation with pleasure.
"Courage, sir," said Raoul to the wounded man. "We are going to execute your wishes."
"How do you know that the man doesn't need his clothes any more."
The determinate qualification covers a larger field in the case of the genus that in that of the species: he who uses the word 'animal' is herein using a word of wider extension than he who uses the word 'man'.
But a moment later, when Kaviri was able to realize the nature of the crew that manned the white man's dugout, he would have given all the beads and iron wire that he possessed to have been safely within his distant village.
Man in connection with the general life of humanity appears subject to laws which determine that life.
"There is no understanding the white man," Ebbits went on doggedly.
But in each of these movements emerged a good result, a tendency to the adoption of simpler methods, and an assertion of the sufficiency of the private man. Thus it was directly in the spirit and genius of the age, what happened in one instance when a church censured and threatened to excommunicate one of its members on account of the somewhat hostile part to the church which his conscience led him to take in the anti-slavery business; the threatened individual immediately excommunicated the church in a public and formal process.
Beside each man lay his bow and arrows and a huge club.
A tall young man, smoking a cigarette with a sublime air, strolled near the girl.