- 1 Human beings considered collectively; the human race: research for the benefit of all mankindMore example sentences
- Arms races have dogged mankind from the dawn of history, and history seems bound to repeat itself.
- It is often acknowledged that the history of mankind is written by its victors.
- Had he been listened to, the history of mankind might have been different.
On the use of mankind versus that of humankind or the human race, see man (usage).