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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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“Man.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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