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1. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] an artist of consummate skill.

Synonyms

  • artist
  • maestro
  • creative person

Antonyms

  • forget
  • reject
  • inactivity
  • loser

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

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How do you pronounce master?

Pronounce master as ˈmæstər.

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Example sentences of the word master


1. Noun, singular or mass
Assign someone to host the banquet or act as master of ceremonies to keep the night running smoothly.

Quotes containing the word master


1. Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
- Dante Alighieri

2. Being insecure - I'm a master, a virtuoso - they can be handing me the keys to the kingdom and all I can think is, I hope I don't drop the key.
- M. Night Shyamalan

3. Read, read, read. Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it.Then write. If it's good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out of the window.
- William Faulkner

2. master

verb. ['ˈmæstɝ'] be or become completely proficient or skilled in.

Synonyms

  • drill
  • acquire
  • know
  • larn
  • get the hang
  • practice
  • exercise
  • practise

Antonyms

  • derived
  • territorial waters
  • international waters
  • high sea

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

3. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] a person who has general authority over others.

Synonyms

  • seignior
  • swayer
  • overlord
  • feudal lord
  • seigneur
  • lord

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential
  • unimportance
  • insignificant

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

4. master

verb. ['ˈmæstɝ'] get on top of; deal with successfully.

Synonyms

  • bulldog
  • beat
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • subdue
  • beat out
  • get over
  • crush
  • overcome
  • shell

Antonyms

  • mild
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

5. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] presiding officer of a school.

Synonyms

  • housemaster
  • head
  • headmaster
  • school principal
  • schoolmaster
  • principal

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • sell
  • stay
  • lose track

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

6. master

verb. ['ˈmæstɝ'] have dominance or the power to defeat over.

Synonyms

  • control
  • subject
  • subjugate
  • command

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • noncitizen
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

7. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] directs the work of others.

Synonyms

  • spymaster
  • station agent
  • employer
  • stationmaster

Antonyms

  • follower
  • subscript
  • junior
  • affected

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

8. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] a combatant who is able to defeat rivals.

Synonyms

  • victor
  • vanquisher
  • conqueror
  • battler
  • superior
  • fighter
  • belligerent
  • combatant

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • noncritical
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

9. master

noun. ['ˈmæstɝ'] an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made.

Synonyms

  • original
  • master copy

Antonyms

  • praise
  • louden
  • consume

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)

10. master

adjective. ['ˈmæstɝ'] most important element.

Synonyms

  • important
  • primary
  • main
  • of import
  • principal

Antonyms

  • lose
  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist

Etymology

  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • magister (Latin)
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