Antonyms of noun man

2 of 11 senses of man

Sense 1
man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")
       Antonym of woman (Sense 1)
      => woman, adult female -- (an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted")

Sense 8
man -- (a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man")
       Antonym of woman (Sense 2)
      => woman -- (a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man; "he was faithful to his woman")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun man

11 senses of man

Sense 1
man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")
       => male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)
       => adult, grownup -- (a fully developed person from maturity onward)

Sense 2
serviceman, military man, man, military personnel -- (someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty")
       => skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman -- (a worker who has acquired special skills)

Sense 3
man -- (the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
homo, man, human being, human -- (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)
       => hominid -- (a primate of the family Hominidae)

Sense 5
man -- (a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana")
       => subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier -- (an assistant subject to the authority or control of another)

Sense 6
man -- (an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you")
       => male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)

Sense 7
valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, man -- (a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man")
       => manservant -- (a man servant)
       => body servant -- (a valet or personal maid)

Sense 8
man -- (a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man")
       => male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)
       => lover -- (a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage)

Sense 9
Man, Isle of Man -- (one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea)
       INSTANCE OF=> island -- (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Sense 10
man, piece -- (game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage")
       => game equipment -- (equipment or apparatus used in playing a game)

Sense 11
world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man -- (all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women")
       => homo, man, human being, human -- (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb man

2 senses of man

Sense 1
man -- (take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning")
       => work, do work -- (be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college")

Sense 2
man -- (provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths")
       => staff -- (provide with staff; "This position is not always staffed")

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