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Overview of noun master

The noun master has 10 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (8) maestro, master

(an artist of consummate skill; "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters")

2. (5) overlord, master, lord

(a person who has general authority over others)

3. (1) victor, master, superior

(a combatant who is able to defeat rivals)

4. (1) master

(directs the work of others)

5. (1) headmaster, schoolmaster, master

(presiding officer of a school)

6. (1) master, master copy, original

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

7. master, captain, sea captain, skipper

(an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship)

8. master

(someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution)

9. master, professional

(an authority qualified to teach apprentices)

10. passkey, passe-partout, master key, master

(key that secures entrance everywhere)


Overview of verb master

The verb master has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) master, get the hang

(be or become completely proficient or skilled in; "She mastered Japanese in less than two years")

2. (2) overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master

(get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness")

3. (1) dominate, master

(have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems")

4. master, control

(have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?")


Overview of adj master

The adj master has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. chief, main, primary, principal, master

(most important element; "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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