What is the meaning of master?


  • An artist of consummate skill.
    • usage: "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters"
  • A person who has general authority over others.
  • A combatant who is able to defeat rivals.
  • Directs the work of others.
  • Presiding officer of a school.
  • An original creation (i. E., an audio recording) from which copies can be made.
  • An officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship.
  • Someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution.
  • An authority qualified to teach apprentices.
  • Key that secures entrance everywhere.


  • Be or become completely proficient or skilled in.
    • usage: "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"
  • Get on top of; deal with successfully.
    • usage: "He overcame his shyness"
  • Have dominance or the power to defeat over.
    • usage: "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems"
  • Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of.
    • usage: "Do you control these data"


  • 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"
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