man-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: (Cause to) staff as one's occupation, permanent or temporary.

Lynn manned the table for a couple of hours.
We cannot man all the desks.
Students were manning the booths that afternoon.
Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: man.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2