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1. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] a small handbook.

Synonyms

  • instruction manual
  • consuetudinary
  • vade mecum
  • sex manual
  • grimoire
  • reference manual
  • book of instructions
  • operating instructions
  • handbook
  • enchiridion
  • instructions

Antonyms

  • automated
  • autoloading
  • machine-driven
  • self-loading

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Manual

  • emmanuel
  • emanuel
  • annual

Example sentences of the word manual


1. Adjective
Check your manual to see if the reading is right for your car.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Check your computer and TV manual for the video-in and -out settings.

Quotes containing the word manual


1. There's not an instruction manual on how to deal with success, so you just have to rely on having great friends and a good team.
- Bryan Adams

2. Everyone is flailing through this life without an owner's manual, with whatever modicum of grace and good humor we can manage.
- Anne Lamott

3. Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.
- Terry Pratchett, Jingo

2. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] doing or requiring physical work.

Antonyms

  • middle-class

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

3. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] requiring human effort.

Synonyms

  • non-automatic

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • stand still

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

4. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle.

Synonyms

  • manual of arms
  • drill
  • practice session
  • order arms
  • practice
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • self-activating
  • self-moving
  • mechanical

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)
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