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The human race; humankind.
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  1. The human race; humankind.
  2. All human males; the male sex
  3. Men as opposed to women.
The human race; mankind
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  1. The human race; mankind
Plural form of human being
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  1. Plural form of human being
The fact or quality of being humane; kindness, mercy, sympathy, etc.
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  1. The fact or quality of being humane; kindness, mercy, sympathy, etc.
  2. Human qualities or characteristics, esp. those considered desirable
  3. The human race; mankind; people
(Sociology) The pattern of responses inculcated by the tradition of the social group
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  1. (Sociology) The pattern of responses inculcated by the tradition of the social group
  2. The common qualities of all human beings
  3. The sum of qualities and traits shared by all humans.
Plural form of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.
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  1. Plural form of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.
Plural form of mortal
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The general public; the masses.
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  1. The general public; the masses.
  2. The inhabitants of a nation.
  3. The common people of a nation.
A group of persons with common traditional, historical, or cultural ties, as distinct from racial or political unity
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  1. A group of persons with common traditional, historical, or cultural ties, as distinct from racial or political unity
  2. Persons considered indefinitely
  3. A person's family, relatives, or ancestors:
The common people of a society or region considered as the representatives of a traditional way of life and especially as the originators or carriers of the customs, beliefs, and arts that make up a distinctive culture:
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  1. The common people of a society or region considered as the representatives of a traditional way of life and especially as the originators or carriers of the customs, beliefs, and arts that make up a distinctive culture:
  2. People of a specified group or kind:
  3. (--- Archaic) A nation; a people.
A group of animals or plants living together in a single environment and regarded as constituting a homogeneous unit or entity
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  1. A group of animals or plants living together in a single environment and regarded as constituting a homogeneous unit or entity
  2. All people, collectively, regarded as constituting a community of related, interdependent individuals
  3. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
(Usage Problem) Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown:
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  1. (Usage Problem) Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown:
  2. A man, boy, or male animal
  3. The man, boy, or male animal (or, sometimes, the thing regarded as male) previously mentioned: masculine personal pronoun in the third person singular: he is the nominative form, him the objective, his the possessive, and himself the reflexive and intensive; his is the possessive pronominal adjective
A courteous, gracious man with a strong sense of honor
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  1. A courteous, gracious man with a strong sense of honor
  2. A man of gentle or noble birth or superior social position:
  3. Any man of independent means who does not work for a living
A man of rank; lord
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  1. A man of rank; lord
  2. Used as a form of polite address for a man:
  3. Used as a salutation in a letter:
Used in informal titles for a man to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity:
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  1. Used in informal titles for a man to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity:
(Historical) A candidate for knighthood, acting as attendant and shield-bearer for a knight; squire
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  1. (Historical) A candidate for knighthood, acting as attendant and shield-bearer for a knight; squire
  2. A title of courtesy, usually abbreviated Esq., Esqr., placed after a man's surname and corresponding more ceremoniously to Mr.
  3. Used as an honorific usually in its abbreviated form, especially after the name of an attorney or a consular officer:
A country youth
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  1. A country youth
  2. A lover or suitor
  3. A country lad, especially a young shepherd.
One of a pair; a mate:
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  1. One of a pair; a mate:
  2. A scholar, journalist, etc. who is appointed on a fellowship for a given period of research, teaching, or both
  3. A graduate student appointed to a position granting financial aid and providing for further study.
(Old-fashioned) A dashing young man
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  1. (Old-fashioned) A dashing young man
  2. A stone tool consisting of a slender, sharp-edged, unserrated flake that is at least twice as long as it is wide. Blade tools were developed late in the stone tool tradition, after core and flake tools, and were probably used especially as knives.
  3. A flat thin part or section, especially one that makes contact to perform a desired action:
A petty officer performing chiefly clerical duties in the US Navy.
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  1. A petty officer performing chiefly clerical duties in the US Navy.
  2. An assistant or subordinate, as to a sheriff
  3. A farmer who cultivates his own land, especially a member of a former class of small freeholders in England.
A title before a name of a place, occupation, activity, etc. or before a quality
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  1. A title before a name of a place, occupation, activity, etc. or before a quality
  2. Used as a courtesy title before the surname, full name, or professional title of a man, usually written in its abbreviated form:
  3. (Informal) Sir
A boy regarded as too young to be addressed as Mr.
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  1. A boy regarded as too young to be addressed as Mr.
  2. The captain of a merchant ship
  3. In Scotland, the heir apparent of a viscount or baron
(Old-fashioned) The sweetheart or courter of a woman or girl
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  1. (Old-fashioned) The sweetheart or courter of a woman or girl
  2. A male given name used since mid-twentieth century.
  3. A male companion or friend with whom one has a sexual or romantic relationship.
A chapped place in the skin
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  1. A chapped place in the skin
  2. A sore roughening or splitting of the skin, caused especially by cold or exposure.
  3. A man or boy; a fellow.
(Brit.) A person whose appearance or dress is odd
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  1. (Brit.) A person whose appearance or dress is odd
  2. (Informal) A man; a fellow.
  3. An effigy of Guy Fawkes paraded through the streets of English towns and burned on Guy Fawkes Day.
(Informal) Obligation to account for something; responsibility:
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  1. (Informal) Obligation to account for something; responsibility:
  2. (Informal) A young man, esp. one who is bold, lively, vigorous, etc.
  3. Casual oxford shoes, originally of buckskin, now usually of light-colored suede, nubuck, etc.
A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
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  1. A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
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  1. A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
  2. A domestic partner.
  3. A spouse.
To supply (a post) with troops.
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  1. To supply (a post) with troops.
  2. To assign (troops) to a military post.
  3. To occupy and control by sending troops into
(Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
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  1. (Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
  2. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
  3. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
To add vitamins, minerals, etc. to (milk, etc.) so as to increase the nutritional value; enrich
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  1. To add vitamins, minerals, etc. to (milk, etc.) so as to increase the nutritional value; enrich
  2. To give emotional, moral, or mental strength to; encourage:
  3. To build fortifications.
All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
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  1. All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
  2. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
  3. An individual form of life; an organism:
The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
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  1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
  2. (Informal) A human being; person
  3. A human; a person:
(--- Chiefly Dial.) A domestic animal, specif. a horse
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  1. (--- Chiefly Dial.) A domestic animal, specif. a horse
  2. A living being, especially an animal:
  3. One completely dominated by another or dependent on another
Any of a genus (Homo) of hominids, consisting of existing humans (H. sapiens) and certain extinct species of humans (H. erectus and H. habilis)
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  1. Any of a genus (Homo) of hominids, consisting of existing humans (H. sapiens) and certain extinct species of humans (H. erectus and H. habilis)
  2. A prefix meaning “same,” as in homogamous, having the same kind of flower.
  3. Used in combination with mock Latin adjectives to indicate a type of person or to characterize humans generally, often for humorous effect:
A member of the species Homo sapiens; a human being.
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  1. A member of the species Homo sapiens; a human being.
  2. A member of any of the extinct species of the genus Homo, such as Homo erectus or Homo habilis, that are considered ancestral or closely related to modern humans.
  3. A person:
A single thing, being, or organism, esp., when regarded as a member of a class, species, group, etc.
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  1. A single thing, being, or organism, esp., when regarded as a member of a class, species, group, etc.
  2. A human regarded as a distinctive or unique personality:
  3. A single human considered apart from a society or community:
A living being, especially a person:
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  1. A living being, especially a person:
  2. The properties or qualities that distinguish living plants and organisms from dead or inanimate matter, including the capacity to grow, metabolize nutrients, respond to stimuli, reproduce, and adapt to the environment. The definitive beginning and end of human life are complex concepts informed by medical, legal, sociological, and religious considerations.
  3. Something that actually exists regarded as a subject for an artist:
A human.
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  1. A human.
  2. A being who must eventually die; esp., a human being; person
A group of people working together to establish or promote particular theories or principles of government which they hold in common; esp., an organized political group which seeks to elect its candidates to office and thus to direct government policies
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  1. A group of people working together to establish or promote particular theories or principles of government which they hold in common; esp., an organized political group which seeks to elect its candidates to office and thus to direct government policies
  2. A person who participates or is concerned in an action, proceeding, plan, etc.
  3. A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or accessory:
An individual of specified character:
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  1. An individual of specified character:
  2. (Grammar) Any of three groups of pronoun forms with corresponding verb inflections that distinguish the speaker (first person), the individual addressed (second person), and the individual or thing spoken of (third person).
  3. The living body of a human:
A character in a literary work.
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  1. A character in a literary work.
  2. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
  3. A person of distinction.
A person considered as the embodiment of an intangible quality; a personification:
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  1. A person considered as the embodiment of an intangible quality; a personification:
  2. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
  3. The spirit of a dead person, thought of as separate from the body and leading an existence of its own
(Obs.) A land or country
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  1. (Obs.) A land or country
  2. The third planet from the Sun and the densest planet in the solar system. Earth is a terrestrial or inner planet consisting of a thin outer crust, an intermediate mantle, and a dense inner core. It has an atmosphere composed primarily of nitrogen and oxygen and is the only planet on which water in liquid form exists, covering more than 70 percent of its surface. It is also the only planet on which life is known to have evolved, occupying the relatively thin region of water, land, and air known as the biosphere. Earth has a single, relatively large natural satellite, the Moon.
  3. (Proper) This world, as distinguished from heaven and hell
Human nature, esp. in its sensual aspect
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  1. Human nature, esp. in its sensual aspect
  2. The human body, as distinguished from the soul
  3. The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate, covering the bones and consisting mainly of skeletal muscle and fat:
The modern species of humans, the only extant species of the primate tribe Hominini.
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  1. The modern species of humans, the only extant species of the primate tribe Hominini.
  2. The modern species of humans. Archaic forms of Homo sapiens probably evolved around 300,000 years ago or earlier in Africa, and anatomically modern fossils are known from about 100,000 years ago. All humans now living belong to the subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens . The closest living relative of Homo sapiens is the chimpanzee.
  3. The scientific name for the only living species of human
The totality of all the things that exist; creation; the cosmos
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  1. The totality of all the things that exist; creation; the cosmos
  2. A field or sphere, as of thought or activity, regarded as a distinct, comprehensive system
  3. The world, or earth, as the scene of human activity
A state of existence:
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  1. A state of existence:
  2. A class or group of people with common characteristics or pursuits:
  3. The universe:
(Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
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  1. (Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
A police officer or constable
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  1. A police officer or constable
  2. A person licensed in the merchant marine as master, mate, chief engineer, or assistant engineer.
  3. A person who holds a position (office) of trust, command, or authority. In public affairs, the term usually applies to a person who holds a government position and is authorized to perform certain functions. In corporate law, it is a person appointed or elected by the company’s board of directors. The term usually implies some form of tenure, duration, and emolument. A person who holds a position (office) of trust, command, or authority. In public affairs, the term usually applies to a person who holds a government position and is authorized to perform certain functions. In corporate law, it is a person appointed or elected by the company’s board of directors. The term usually implies some form of tenure, duration, and emolument.
A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
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  1. A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
  2. A police officer, especially a junior one who does patrol instead of detection or supervising other policemen.
  3. A person who patrols; esp., a police officer assigned to patrol a specific beat
  1. A female patrolman
  2. A policewoman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
A law enforcement officer, such as a sheriff, who is responsible for maintaining civil peace.
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  1. A law enforcement officer, such as a sheriff, who is responsible for maintaining civil peace.
  2. An officer entrusted with maintaining law and order, as a sheriff, constable, or policeman
The governmental department (of a city, state, etc.) organized for keeping order, enforcing the law, and preventing, detecting, and prosecuting crimes
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  1. The governmental department (of a city, state, etc.) organized for keeping order, enforcing the law, and preventing, detecting, and prosecuting crimes
  2. (Archaic) The regulation within a community of morals, safety, sanitation, etc.; public order; law enforcement
  3. A body of government employees trained in methods of law enforcement and crime prevention and detection and authorized to maintain the peace, safety, and order of the community.
A member of a police force, especially one who is male.
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  1. A member of a police force, especially one who is male.
  2. A man who is a member of a police force.
A policeman or policewoman.
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  1. A policeman or policewoman.
  2. A member of a police force
  3. An officer in a law enforcement agency.
A female police officer.
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  1. A female police officer.
  2. A woman who is a member of a police force.
A cone-shaped roll of thread or yarn coiled round a spindle
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  1. A cone-shaped roll of thread or yarn coiled round a spindle
  2. One that regulates certain behaviors or actions:
  3. A police officer.
Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
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  1. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
  2. A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met:
  3. Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
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  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
  2. An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
  3. (Slang) A police officer or detective.
A reddish-brown, ductile, malleable metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. It is widely used for electrical wires, water pipes, and rust-resistant parts, either in its pure form or in alloys such as brass and bronze. Atomic number 29; atomic weight 63.546; melting point 1,083°C; boiling point 2,595°C; specific gravity 8.96; valence 1, 2.
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  1. A reddish-brown, ductile, malleable metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. It is widely used for electrical wires, water pipes, and rust-resistant parts, either in its pure form or in alloys such as brass and bronze. Atomic number 29; atomic weight 63.546; melting point 1,083°C; boiling point 2,595°C; specific gravity 8.96; valence 1, 2.
  2. A reddish-brown, malleable, ductile, metallic element that is corrosion-resistant and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat: symbol, Cu; at. no. 29
  3. (Slang, law enforcement) A policeman.
A condition in which a foot has a flat or dropped instep arch, with the entire sole meeting the ground
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  1. A condition in which a foot has a flat or dropped instep arch, with the entire sole meeting the ground
  2. (--- Slang) A police officer.
  3. (Colloquial, archaic, pejorative, law enforcement) (plural typically flatfoots) A policeman
A mass or coating of fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles; down:
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  1. A mass or coating of fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles; down:
  2. (Slang, dated, with "the") The police.
  3. A blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an electronic musical instrument, as by overloading an amplification circuit
(Slang) A police officer.
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  1. (Slang) A police officer.
  2. A member of the gendarmerie, a military body charged with police duties.
  3. A member of the French national police organization constituting a branch of the armed forces with responsibility for general law enforcement.
The warming of a room or building by a furnace or another source of energy:
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  1. The warming of a room or building by a furnace or another source of energy:
  2. (Slang) Adverse comments or hostile criticism:
  3. The quality of being hot; hotness: in physics, heat is considered a form of energy existing as the result of the random motion of molecules and is the form of energy that is transferred between bodies as a result of their temperature difference
(Brit., Informal) A British policeman
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  1. (Brit., Informal) A British policeman
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.
  3. A police officer.
A peace officer in a town or village, with powers and jurisdiction somewhat more limited than those of a sheriff
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  1. A peace officer in a town or village, with powers and jurisdiction somewhat more limited than those of a sheriff
  2. A medieval officer of high rank, usually serving as military commander in the absence of a monarch.
  3. (Chiefly Brit.) A police officer
(Pejorative, slang) A woman (less commonly a man) who removes her clothing for entertainment. A stripper.
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  1. (Pejorative, slang) A woman (less commonly a man) who removes her clothing for entertainment. A stripper.
  2. A person whose job it is to peel fruit or vegetable produce.
  3. A police officer.
Find another word for man. In this page you can discover 93 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for man, like: men and women, mankind, humankind, human-beings, human-race, humanity, human species, human-nature, persons, mortals and populace.