[noun] the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself"
[noun] all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women" Synonyms: world, hu race, huity, hukind, hu beings, hus, kind
[noun] any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae Synonyms: homo, hu being, hu
[noun] a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
[noun] an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you"
[noun] a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man"
[noun] one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea Synonyms: Man, Isle of Man
[noun] game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage" Synonyms: piece
[verb] take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
[verb] provide with men; "We cannot man all the desks"