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1. mast

noun. ['ˈmæst'] a vertical spar for supporting sails.

Synonyms

  • sailing vessel
  • masthead
  • jury mast
  • topmast
  • mizzenmast
  • jigger
  • mizzen
  • sailing ship
  • jiggermast
  • mizenmast
  • foremast
  • mainmast
  • spar

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb

Etymology

  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Mast

  • lymphoblast
  • unsurpassed
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  • harassed
  • grassed
  • glassed
  • classed
  • blast
  • amassed
  • aghast
  • vast
  • rast
  • past
  • passed
  • nast
  • massed
  • last
  • kast
  • hast
  • gast
  • gassed
  • fast
  • caste
  • cast

How do you pronounce mast?

Pronounce mast as mæst.

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Example sentences of the word mast


1. Noun, singular or mass
A semaphore works as a moving arm mounted to a mast.

2. Adjective
When on the skin, a mast tumor looks like a raised pink lump.

2. half-mast

noun. a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress.

Synonyms

  • half-staff
  • position

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • front
  • back

3. mast

noun. ['ˈmæst'] nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground.

Antonyms

  • oxidise

Etymology

  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. mast

noun. ['ˈmæst'] nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine.

Synonyms

  • provender

Antonyms

  • cathode
  • pull

Etymology

  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mast

noun. ['ˈmæst'] any sturdy upright pole.

Antonyms

  • denitrify

Etymology

  • mæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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