Thesaurus

man

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of man

1 an adult male human being
  • several men will be needed to dig up the old tree stump in the backyard

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

2 a male romantic companion
  • I'm going to see my man again tonight

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

3 a member of the human race
  • every man has a responsibility to safeguard the planet

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

Phrases Synonymous with man

Near Antonyms for man

4 the human race
  • man is always coming up with new advances in science and technology

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

5 the male partner in a marriage
  • I now pronounce you man and wife

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

6 a body of officers of the law
  • the crowd of onlookers quickly scattered when the man arrived on the scene

Synonyms for man

Words Related to man

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About man

Time Traveler for man

Time Traveler

The first known use of man was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near man

mammy

man

mana

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Man.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/man. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on man

Nglish: Translation of man for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of man for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!