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men

 (mĕn)
n.
Plural of man.
Usage Note: When man and men are used in compounds, such as fireman, firemen, salesman, and salesmen, both -man and -men are usually pronounced (mən).

men

(mɛn)
n
the plural of man

men

(mɛn)

n.
pl. of man.

men-

var. of meno- before a vowel: menarche.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.men - the force of workers availablemen - the force of workers available  
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
full complement, complement - number needed to make up a whole force; "a full complement of workers"
shift - a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
work party, crew, gang - an organized group of workmen
Translations
ljudjemoški

men

pl de man
References in classic literature ?
If there be a single law governing the actions of men, free will cannot exist, for then man's will is subject to that law.
Wherefore we remain here and wonder when the young men will return with meat.
One apostle thought all men should go to farming, and another that no man should buy or sell, that the use of money was the cardinal evil; another that the mischief was in our diet, that we eat and drink damnation.
Crouched around him, on their hams, were three young men, his grandsons, Deer-Runner, Yellow-Head, and Afraid-of-the-Dark.
Men pulled their hats over their eyebrows and raised their collars to their ears.
So close were the two canoes to one another that the black had only an opportunity to note the white face in the bow of the oncoming craft before the two touched and his own men were upon their feet, yelling like mad devils and thrusting their long spears at the occupants of the other canoe.
Like the mountain lion, the man was an enemy to man, and all men were his enemies, seeking his life which he had forfeited in ways more terrible than the lion which had merely killed calves for food.
Through him mortal men are famed or un-famed, sung or unsung alike, as great Zeus wills.
The men dislike him, the women despise him, and he dislikes and despises himself.
we shall find that his strongest temptation to descend to the feeling of "pity" for his contemporaries, is the "cry for help" which he hears from the lips of the higher men exposed to the dreadful danger of their modern environment.
The laborers were obviously of the household: two were young men in cotton shirts and caps, the two others were hired laborers in homespun shirts, one an old man, the other a young fellow.
Two men lay prone upon the ground, one bathed in blood and motionless, with his face toward the earth; this one was dead.