Man in a sentence

The word "man" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of man and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Man

  • A human being; -- opposed to beast.
  • An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.
  • The human race; mankind.
  • The male portion of the human race.
  • One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.
  • An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.
  • A term of familiar address at one time implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose! In the latter half of the 20th century it became used in a broader sense as simply a familiar and informal form of address, but is not used in business or formal situations; as, hey, man! You want to go to a movie tonight?.
  • A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife.
  • One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.
  • One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.
  • To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
  • To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.
  • To tame, as a hawk.
  • any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  • all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  • game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
  • one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  • an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
  • a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
  • an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
  • the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
  • a male subordinate
  • someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
  • a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
  • provide with workers
  • take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place

How to use man in a sentence. Man pronunciation.

Thee remembers the man Kimber smitten by thee at the public-house on that day?
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Men leave their impressions on all around them.
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I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
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I think he is ever setting thee off against Lord Eglington; and that is foolish, for Eglington is but a man of the earth earthy.
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The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.
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A man's labour was not his own.
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Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.
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David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
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A group of people were moving towards the exit from the ramparts, and near himself stood a man waving an adieu. "Well, give my love to the girls," said the man cheerily.
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The man turned round, and looked at David, then he jerked his head in a friendly sort of way and motioned towards the sunset.
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Barnum's the man for this place-P. T. Barnum.
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But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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There are the poor men and humble-the pashas and judges and the others of the Medjidie, as thee said, are not poor.
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But you, Mr. Claridge, you clinch with the strong man at the top, and, down below, you've got as your partners the poor man, whose name is Legion.
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If you get a fall out of the man at the top, you're solid with the Legion.
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And if the man at the top gets up again and salaams and strokes your hand, and says, 'Be my brother,' then it's a full Nile, and the fig-tree putteth forth its tender branches, and the date-palm flourisheth, and at the village pond the thanksgiving turkey gobbles and is glad.
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For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
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It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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Examples of Man

Example #1
What think thee has happened?
Example #2
Now, Davy, I must tell of a strange thing.
Example #3
The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
Example #4
What think thee of them now?
Example #5
I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
Example #6
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.