Synonyms for (noun) man

Synonyms: homo, human, human being, man

Definition: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Similar words: hominid

Definition: a primate of the family Hominidae


Synonyms: man, mankind, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, world

Definition: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

Usage: all the world loves a lover; she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Similar words: homo, human, human being, man

Definition: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage


Synonyms: man, piece

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

Usage: he taught me to set up the men on the chess board; he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage

Similar words: game equipment

Definition: equipment or apparatus used in playing a game


Synonyms: Isle of Man, Man

Definition: one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

Similar words: island

Definition: a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water


Synonyms: man, adult male

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

Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus

Similar words: adult, grownup

Definition: a fully developed person from maturity onward


Similar words: male, male person

Definition: a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies


Synonyms: man

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

Usage: she takes good care of her man

Similar words: lover

Definition: a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage


Similar words: male, male person

Definition: a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies


Synonyms: man

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

Usage: the army will make a man of you

Similar words: male, male person

Definition: a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies


Synonyms: man

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

Usage: it was every man for himself

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: man

Definition: a male subordinate

Usage: the chief stationed two men outside the building; he awaited word from his man in Havana

Similar words: subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier

Definition: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another


Synonyms: serviceman, man, military man, military personnel

Definition: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

Usage: two men stood sentry duty

Similar words: skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Definition: a worker who has acquired special skills


Synonyms: valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, man

Definition: a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

Usage: Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

Similar words: body servant

Definition: a valet or personal maid


Similar words: manservant

Definition: a man servant

Synonyms for (verb) man

Synonyms: man

Definition: provide with workers

Usage: We cannot man all the desks; Students were manning the booths

Similar words: staff

Definition: provide with staff

Usage: This position is not always staffed


Synonyms: man

Definition: take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place

Usage: Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning

Similar words: do work, work

Definition: be employed

Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college