Synonyms for (noun) master

Synonyms: master, master copy, original

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

Similar words: creation

Definition: an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone


Synonyms: passe-partout, passkey, master, master key

Definition: key that secures entrance everywhere

Similar words: key

Definition: metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated


Synonyms: headmaster, schoolmaster, master

Definition: presiding officer of a school

Similar words: principal, head, head teacher, school principal

Definition: the educator who has executive authority for a school

Usage: she sent unruly pupils to see the principal


Synonyms: maestro, master

Definition: an artist of consummate skill

Usage: a master of the violin; one of the old masters

Similar words: artist, creative person

Definition: a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination


Synonyms: master, professional

Definition: an authority qualified to teach apprentices

Similar words: authority

Definition: an expert whose views are taken as definitive

Usage: he is an authority on corporate law


Synonyms: master

Definition: directs the work of others

Similar words: employer

Definition: a person or firm that employs workers


Synonyms: master

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

Similar words: scholar, scholarly person, student, bookman

Definition: a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines


Synonyms: master, sea captain, skipper, captain

Definition: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

Similar words: officer, ship's officer

Definition: a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel

Usage: he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines


Synonyms: overlord, master, lord

Definition: a person who has general authority over others

Similar words: ruler, swayer

Definition: a person who rules or commands

Usage: swayer of the universe


Synonyms: victor, superior, master

Definition: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

Similar words: scrapper, belligerent, battler, combatant, fighter

Definition: someone who fights (or is fighting)

Synonyms for (verb) master

Synonyms: master, control

Definition: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of

Usage: Do you control these data?

Similar words: know

Definition: know how to do or perform something

Usage: She knows how to knit; Does your husband know how to cook?


Synonyms: get the hang, master

Definition: be or become completely proficient or skilled in

Usage: She mastered Japanese in less than two years

Similar words: know

Definition: know how to do or perform something

Usage: She knows how to knit; Does your husband know how to cook?


Synonyms: get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount

Definition: get on top of; deal with successfully

Usage: He overcame his shyness

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: master, dominate

Definition: have dominance or the power to defeat over

Usage: Her pain completely mastered her; The methods can master the problems

Similar words: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Synonyms for (adjective) master

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day