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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Man \Man\ (m[a^]n), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Manned} (m[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Manning}.]

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. --Waller.

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 servant or 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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

manned \manned\ adjective

1. Having a crew; -- of vehicles; as, a manned earth satellite was considered a necessary research step; to minimize casualties, the military used cruise missiles rather than manned aircraft for the bombardment. Opposite of {unmanned}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

manned

adjective

1: having a crew; "a manned earth satellite was considered a necessary research step" [ant: {remote-controlled}, {unmanned}]


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