part of speech: noun
definition 1: an adult male human being.
synonyms: gentleman, male
definition 2: human beings in general; the human race.
- Man cannot live without air and water.
synonyms: humanity, humankind, mankind
definition 3: a playing piece used in board games.
- I beat him in checkers by jumping his last man.
part of speech: verb
inflections: mans, manning, manned
definition: to supply with people to do a job.
- More sailors were needed to man the ship.