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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)adult male

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadult, grownup, male, male person

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadonis, 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkAbel, Adam, Cain, Ham, Japheth, Seth, Shem

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkadult male body, man's body

Uttrykk med motsatt 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkskilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Mere spesifikke uttrykkair 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 uttrykkeneforce, military force, military group, military unit

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

Uttrykk med motsatt 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 spesifikke uttrykkindividual, 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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhominid

Mere spesifikke uttrykkHomo 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 spesifikke uttrykkanatomy, 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 uttrykkenegenus Homo

Forekomster i samme kategoribody, 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 spesifikke uttrykkfoot 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 spesifikke uttrykkmale, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbody 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 spesifikke uttrykklover, male, male person

Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)woman

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)Isle of Man

Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkisland

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneBritish Isles

10. man (om gjenstand) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)piece

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgame equipment

Mere spesifikke uttrykkblack, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup, grouping, homo, human, human being, man

Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenepeople

Engelsk verb: man

1. man (om adferd) 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 spesifikke uttrykkdo work, work

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningman

2. man (om konkurranse) provide with workers

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkstaff

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcrew

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningman

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