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master

 
Noun master has 10 senses
  1. maestro, master - an artist of consummate skill; "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters"
    --1 is a kind of artist, creative person
    --1 has particulars: old master
    Derived forms: verb master4, verb master1
  2. overlord, master, lord - a person who has general authority over others
    --2 is a kind of ruler, swayer
    --2 has particulars: feudal lord, seigneur, seignior
    Derived form: verb master3
  3. victor, master, superior - a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
    --3 is a kind of combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper
    --3 has particulars: conqueror, vanquisher
  4. master - directs the work of other
    --4 is a kind of
    employer
    --4 has particulars: postmaster; spymaster; stationmaster, station agent
  5. headmaster, schoolmaster, master - presiding officer of a school
    --5 is a kind of principal, school principal, head teacher, head
    --5 has particulars: housemaster
  6. master, master copy, original - an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    --6 is a kind of creation
  7. master, captain, sea captain, skipper - an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    --7 is a kind of officer, ship's officer
    --7 has particulars: Kidd, William Kidd, Captain Kidd
  8. master - someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
    --8 is a kind of
    scholar, scholarly person, student
  9. master, professional - an authority qualified to teach apprentices
    --9 is a kind of authority
    --9 has particulars: past master
  10. passkey, passe-partout, master key, master - key that secures entrance everywhere
    --10 is a kind of key
    --10 has particulars: skeleton key
Verb master has 4 senses
  1. master, get the hang - be or become completely proficient or skilled in; "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"
    --1 is one way to know
    Derived forms: noun master1, noun mastery1, noun mastering1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master - get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
    --2 is one way to get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. dominate, master - have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems"
    --3 is one way to control, command
    Derived forms: noun master2, noun mastery2, noun mastery3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. master, control - have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"
    --4 is one way to know
    Derived form: noun master1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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