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Definition of man verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    man somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they man
    he / she / it mans
    past simple manned
    -ing form manning
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  1. 1to work at a place or be in charge of a place or a machine; to supply people to work somewhere synonym crew, staff
  2. 2 Soldiers manned barricades around the city. The telephones are manned 24 hours a day by volunteers.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: man