Meaning : The generic use of the word to refer to any human being.
It was every man for himself.
Meaning : A male subordinate.
The chief stationed two men outside the building.
He awaited word from his man in Havana.
Meaning : An adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent).
The army will make a man of you.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : One of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.
Synonyms : isle of man
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : piece
Meaning : Take charge of a certain job. Occupy a certain work place.
Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning.
Meaning : Provide with workers.
We cannot man all the desks.
Students were manning the booths.