Engelsk ordbok



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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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