mand

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See also: mänd

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for mand in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *mannʀ, (west) maðr, from Proto-Germanic *mannz, *man(n)ô, cognate with Norwegian mann, Swedish man, English man, German Mann. Doublet of man.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mand c (singular definite manden, plural indefinite mænd)

  1. man (adult male human)
  2. husband (male spouse)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mande, from Old Dutch *manda, from Proto-West Germanic *mandu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mand
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun[edit]

mand f (plural manden, diminutive mandje n)

  1. basket (receptacle, traditionally made of wicker, now also fequently of plastic)
    Synonym: korf

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: mandjie (from the diminutive)

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *mandu (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mand f

  1. basket

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