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Master

Definition of master:

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to a master, chief, principal.

part of speech: verb

To become master of: to overcome: to become skillful in: to execute with skill.

part of speech: noun

A ruler; owner; teacher; employer; degree in universities; one of distinguished skill in anything; title of address. esp. to a youth.

part of speech: adjective

In many compounds- chief, as in MASTER- BUILDER, MASTER- MASON, etc.

part of speech: noun

One who commands: a lord or owner: a leader or ruler: a teacher: an employer: the commander of a merchant- ship: the officer who navigates a ship- of- war under the captain: a degree in universities: one eminently skilled in anything: the common title of address to a young gentleman.

part of speech: verb

To become master of; conquer; become skilful in.

part of speech: noun

One who rules or commands people or things; director; employer; owner; head of a household, college, school, etc.; an expert; winner in a contest; a great artist; a skilled workman; commander of a merchant vessel.

part of speech: verb

To subdue or overcome; conquer; as, to master a task; to excel in: Master, a person holding an advanced university degree; a title used before the names of boys; a legal title.

part of speech: adjective

Exercising control; chief; skilled.

part of speech: adjective

( in compounds) chief; excellent.

Usage examples for master:

  • His master made no reply. "Malcolm", George MacDonald.
  • Two things the Master says. "Quiet Talks on Power", S.D. Gordon.
  • Mar Find him, who would be master of a king. "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
  • That's the young master "Fruits of Culture", Leo Tolstoy.

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