n. 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. : ; ; ; ;n. A being, whether super- or infra-natural; a person.n. An individual of the human race; a human being; a person: as, all men are mortal.n. Generically, the human race; mankind; human beings collectively: used without article or plural: as, man is born to trouble; the rights of man.n. Specificallyn. 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.n. In an emphatic sense, an adult male possessing manly qualities in an eminent degree; one who has the gifts or virtues of true manhood.n. The qualities which characterize true manhood; manliness.n. An adult male considered as in some sense appertaining to or under the control of another person; a vassal, follower, servant, attendant, or employee; one immediately subject to the will of another: as, the officers and men of an army; a gentleman's man (a valet or body-servant); I am no man's man.n. A husband: as, my man is not at home (said by a wife).n. One subject to a mistress; a lover or suitor.n. A word of familiar address, often implying some degree of disparagement or impatience.n. A piece with which a game, as chess or checkers, is played.n. Nautical, in compounds, a ship or other vessel: as, man-of-war; merchantman, Indiaman, etc.n. plural See dead.n. In some parts of England, a coal-cutting machine.n. A man-at-arms.n. Antichrist.n. An imaginary or an irresponsible person put forward as substitute or surety for another, or for any fraudulent purpose.n. See man-of-war.n. In Scripture, man unregenerate or unrenewed; the old man (see below).n. In Scripture, unregenerate humanity; also, the fallen human nature inherited from Adam and operative in the regenerate, though not in the same manner or degree as in the unregenerate.n. The father of a family; the “governor.”n. The captain or commanding officer, as of troops, a vessel, etc.; the proprietor or employer: so called by his men.n. Theat., an actor who is usually cast for the parts of old men.n. In certain outdoor games, the leader; “it.”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.n. In Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lonsdale, a cairn or pile of stones marking a summit- or prominent point of a mountain. Compare Low Man, High Man, as local names for particular cairns, also applied to portions of the mountains themselves.n. A loafer who hangs about street-corners.n. In building a camp or barn of logs, one who notches the logs so that they will fit closely and make a square corner.n. One who makes a corner in stocks or commodities.n. A fielder who stands beyond point, but farther from the wicket, and more behind it.n. His position in the field.n. An honest, upright man.n. A measure of weight in Persia, varying in value, in different localities, from about 6 to about 25 pounds.n. Abbreviations of Manitoba.