mand

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Introduced by B. F. Skinner.

Noun[edit]

mand (plural mands)

  1. (psychology) A verbal operant in which the response is reinforced by a characteristic consequence and is therefore under the functional control of relevant conditions of deprivation or aversive stimulation.

Verb[edit]

mand (third-person singular simple present mands, present participle manding, simple past and past participle manded)

  1. (psychology) To produce a mand (verbal operant).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mand (plural mands)

  1. (obsolete) A demand.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse maðr, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, from Proto-Indo-European *mánu- (person), *man-.

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Noun[edit]

mand c (singular definite manden, plural indefinite mænd)

  1. man (adult male human)

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Noun[edit]

mand f (plural manden, diminutive mandje n)

  1. basket

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mandō (basket).

Noun[edit]

mand f

  1. basket

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