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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Man  \Man\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Manned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  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. 
  See  how  the  surly  Warwick  mans  the  wall  !  --Shak. 
  They  man  their  boats,  and  all  their  young  men  arm. 
  2.  To  furnish  with  strength  for  action  to  prepare  for 
  efficiency;  to  fortify.  ``Theodosius  having  manned  his 
  soul  with  proper  reflections.''  --Addison. 
  3.  To  tame,  as  a  hawk.  [R.]  --Shak. 
  4.  To  furnish  with  a  servants.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  5.  To  wait  on  as  a  manservant.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  Note:  In  ``Othello,''  V.  ii  270,  the  meaning  is  uncertain, 
  being  perhaps:  To  point,  to  aim  or  to  manage. 
  {To  man  a  yard}  (Naut.),  to  send  men  upon  a  yard,  as  for 
  furling  or  reefing  a  sail. 
  {To  man  the  yards}  (Naut.),  to  station  men  on  the  yards  as  a 
  salute  or  mark  of  respect. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  having  a  crew;  "a  manned  earth  satellite  was  considered  a 
  necessary  research  step"  [ant:  {unmanned}] 

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