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Definitions and Synonyms of male | Another word for male | What is male?

Definition 1: an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova) - [noun denoting animal]

(male is a kind of ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

(... is a kind of male ) male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse

(... is a kind of male ) a young male horse under the age of four

(... is a kind of male ) the male of species Equus caballus

(... is a kind of male ) castrated bull

Definition 2: the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands - [noun denoting location]

(male is an instance of ...) the capital city of a nation

(... is part of male) a republic on the Maldive Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1965

Definition 3: a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for male in the sense of this definition

(male is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of male ) a male person

"every mother's son who could walk was there"

(... is a kind of male ) an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

"the army will make a man of you"

(... is a kind of male ) 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"

(... is a kind of male ) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

(... is a kind of male ) a child who is male

(... is a kind of male ) a youthful male person

"the baby was a boy" "she made the boy brush his teeth every night" "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"

(... is a kind of male ) a male exhibiting or characterized by machismo

(... is a kind of male ) your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents

(... is a kind of male ) a boy or man

"that chap is your host" "there's a fellow at the door" "he's a likable cuss" "he's a good bloke"

(... is a kind of male ) an extremely talented young male person

(... is a kind of male ) formerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy; often used in anger

(male is a part of ...) the body of a male human being

Definition 4: being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where male or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a male infant
  • a male holly tree

(male is similar to ...) for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys

"the male lead" "the male population"

(male is similar to ...) capable of fertilizing female organs

(male is similar to ...) resembling or being a phallus

"a phallic symbol" "phallic eroticism" "priapic figurines"

(male is similar to ...) overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality

"priapic episodes" "priapic victories"

(male is similar to ...) capable of fathering offspring

(means also ...) associated with men and not with women

(... are attributes of male) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

"she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"

(male belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 5: for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where male or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the male lead
  • the male population

(male is similar to ...) being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation

"a male infant" "a male holly tree"

Definition 6: characteristic of a man - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where male or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deep male voice
  • manly sports

Synonyms for male in the sense of this definition

(male is similar to ...) associated with men and not with women

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