Emmanuel vs Manual – What’s the difference?

Emmanuel vs Manual - What's the difference?
Emmanuel is a see also of manual.



Proper noun


  • Immanuel (Biblical figure whose birth is foretold).
  • *
  • Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel , which being interpreted is, God with us.
  • # (Christianity) Immanuel .
  • of Biblical origin.
  • * ,Scene IV:
  • Cade”. What is thy name? / ”Clerk”. Emmanuel . / ”Dick . They use to write it on the top of letters. ‘Twill go hard with you.
  • * 1629 , , Meditations upon Creed”, ”The Works of Thomas Adams, James Nichol (1862) , volume 3, page 212:
  • Some call their sons Emmanuel : this is too bold. The name is proper to Christ, therefore not to be communicated to any creature.



    (wikipedia manual)

    Alternative forms

    * manuall (obsolete)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) manuel, from


    (en noun)

  • A handbook.
  • A booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine.
  • (music) A keyboard for the hands on a harpsichord, organ, or other musical instrument.
  • A manual transmission; a gearbox, especially of a motorized vehicle, shifted by the operator.
  • (by synecdoche) A vehicle with a manual transmission.
  • A bicycle technique whereby the front wheel is held aloft by the rider, without the use of pedal foce.
  • Synonyms

    * handbook

    Derived terms

    * reference manual
    * instruction manual
    * user manual
    * user’s manual
    * owners manual
    * owner’s manual

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) manuel, manual, from (etyl) .



  • Performed with the hands (of an activity).
  • * 1897 , Henry James, What Maisie Knew :
  • She gave a wild manual brush to her locks.
  • Operated by means of the hands (of a machine, device etc.).
  • Synonyms



    * automatic

    Derived terms

    * manually

    Coordinate terms

    * , relating to the mouth
    * , relating to the foot