Definition of Woman

1. Noun. An adult female person (as opposed to a man). "The woman kept house while the man hunted"


2. Noun. A female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man. "He was faithful to his woman"
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Female, Female Person
Antonyms: Man
Derivative terms: Womanise, Womanize

3. Noun. A human female employed to do housework. "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write"
Exact synonyms: Char, Charwoman, Cleaning Lady, Cleaning Woman
Generic synonyms: Cleaner

4. Noun. Women as a class. "The fair sex gathered on the veranda"
Exact synonyms: Fair Sex, Womanhood
Generic synonyms: Class, Social Class, Socio-economic Class, Stratum
Group relationships: Womankind
Derivative terms: Womanhood, Womanhood

Definition of Woman

1. n. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female person.

2. v. t. To act the part of a woman in; -- with indefinite it.

3. n. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female person.

4. v. t. To act the part of a woman in; -- with indefinite it.

Definition of Woman

1. Noun. An adult female human. ¹

2. Noun. A wife (sometimes a fiance or girlfriend) ¹

3. Verb. To man with female labor. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To make effeminate or womanish. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with, or unite to, a woman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Woman

1. an adult human female [n WOMEN] / to play the part of a woman [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Woman

1. 1. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female person. "Women are soft, mild pitiful, and flexible." (Shak) "And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman." (Gen. Ii. 22) "I have observed among all nations that the women ornament themselves more than the men; that, wherever found, they are the same kind, civil, obliging, humane, tender beings, inclined to be gay and cheerful, timorous and modest." (J. Ledyard) 2. The female part of the human race; womankind. "Man is destined to be a prey to woman." (Thackeray) 3. A female attendant or servant. " By her woman I sent your message." Woman hater, one who hates women; one who has an aversion to the female sex; a misogynist. 1. To act the part of a woman in; with indefinite it. 2. To make effeminate or womanish. 3. To furnish with, or unite to, a woman. "To have him see me woman'd." Origin: OE. Woman, womman, wumman, wimman, wifmon, AS. Wifmann, wimmann; wif woman, wife + mann a man. See Wife, and Man. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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