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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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