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Definitions for (noun) master

Main entry: master, master copy, original Definition: an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made

Main entry: passe-partout, passkey, master, master key Definition: key that secures entrance everywhere

Main entry: headmaster, schoolmaster, master Definition: presiding officer of a school

Main entry: maestro, master Definition: an artist of consummate skill Usage: a master of the violin; one of the old masters

Main entry: master, professional Definition: an authority qualified to teach apprentices

Main entry: master Definition: directs the work of others

Main entry: master Definition: someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

Main entry: master, sea captain, skipper, captain Definition: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

Main entry: overlord, master, lord Definition: a person who has general authority over others

Main entry: victor, superior, master Definition: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

Definitions for (verb) master

Main entry: master, control Definition: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of Usage: Do you control these data?

Main entry: get the hang, master Definition: be or become completely proficient or skilled in Usage: She mastered Japanese in less than two years

Main entry: get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount Definition: get on top of; deal with successfully Usage: He overcame his shyness

Main entry: master, dominate Definition: have dominance or the power to defeat over Usage: Her pain completely mastered her; The methods can master the problems

Definitions for (adjective) master

Main entry: main, master, chief, primary, principal Definition: most important element Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch