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