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Engelsk navneord: man

1. man (om person) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere were two women and six men on the bus.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adult male


Mindre specifikke termeradult, grownup, male, male person


Mere specifikke termeradonis, baboo, babu, bachelor, beau, beau, bey, Black man, boy, boyfriend, bozo, bruiser, bull, buster, castrate, cat, clotheshorse, dandy, divorced man, dude, dude, ejaculator, Esq, Esquire, eunuch, ex, ex-boyfriend, ex-husband, fashion plate, father figure, father surrogate, father-figure, fellow, fellow, fop, gallant, galoot, geezer, gentleman, golden boy, grass widower, graybeard, greybeard, guy, he-man, Herr, hombre, Hooray Henry, housefather, hunk, inamorato, iron man, ironman, ironside, macho-man, Methuselah, middle-aged man, Monsieur, old boy, old man, old man, paterfamilias, patriarch, Peter Pan, philanderer, ponce, posseman, Samson, Senhor, shaver, sheik, signior, signor, signore, sir, stiff, strapper, stud, swain, swell, Tarzan, unmarried man, white man, widower, widowman, womaniser, womanizer, wonder boy, yellow man, young buck, young man, young man


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAbel, Adam, Cain, Ham, Japheth, Seth, Shem


Omfatter disse specifikke termeradult male body, man's body


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)adult female, woman

2. man (om person) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwo men stood sentry duty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military man, military personnel, serviceman


Mindre specifikke termerskilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker


Mere specifikke termerair force officer, artilleryman, bluejacket, cannoneer, commander, commando, conscript, devil dog, draftee, enlisted person, ex-serviceman, gunner, inductee, leatherneck, machine gunner, Marine, military officer, military volunteer, navy man, noncombatant, occupier, officer, ranger, sailor, sailor boy, shipboard soldier, striper, vet, veteran, veteran, veteran soldier, voluntary, volunteer


Tilhører disse overordnede termerforce, military force, military group, military unit


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)civilian

3. man (om person) the generic use of the word to refer to any human being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was every man for himself.


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

4. man (om dyr) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)homo, human, human being


Mindre specifikke termerhominid


Mere specifikke termerHomo erectus, Homo habilis, Homo rhodesiensis, Homo sapiens, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, Homo soloensis, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, Neandertal, Neandertal man, Neanderthal, Neanderthal man, Rhodesian man, world


Omfatter disse specifikke termeranatomy, arm, bod, body hair, build, chassis, face, figure, flesh, foot, form, frame, hand, head of hair, human body, human face, human foot, human head, loin, lumbus, mane, manus, material body, mitt, paw, pes, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Tilhører disse overordnede termergenus Homo


Indenfor samme emneområdebody, hyperdactyly, nutrition, organic structure, physical structure, polydactyly, prepubertal, prepubescent, schistosome dermatitis, side, swimmer's itch, syndactylism, syndactyly

5. man (om person) a male subordinate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe chief stationed two men outside the building.
He awaited word from his man in Havana.


Mindre specifikke termerfoot soldier, subordinate, subsidiary, underling

6. man (om person) an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe army will make a man of you.


Mindre specifikke termermale, male person

7. man (om person) a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJeeves was Bertie Wooster's man.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, valet, valet de chambre


Mindre specifikke termerbody servant, manservant

8. man (om person) a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe takes good care of her man.


Mindre specifikke termerlover, male, male person


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)woman

9. Man (om sted) one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Isle of Man


Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerisland


Omfatter disse overordnede termerBritish Isles

10. man (om genstand) game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe taught me to set up the men on the chess board.
He sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)piece


Mindre specifikke termergame equipment


Mere specifikke termerblack, checker, chequer, chess piece, chessman, tile, white

11. man (om dyr) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAll the world loves a lover.
She always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, mankind, world


Mindre specifikke termergroup, grouping, homo, human, human being, man


Tilhører disse specifikke termerpeople


Engelsk udsagnsord: man

1. man (om adfærd) take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdo work, work


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningman

2. man (om konkurrence) provide with workers


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe cannot man all the desks.
Students were manning the booths.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerstaff


Mere specifikke termercrew


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningman









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