how to pronounce master

mæstɚ

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meanings of master

noun:

  1. Prepended to a boy's name or surname as a (now somewhat formal) form of address.
  2. The title of the head of certain colleges and schools.
  3. A person holding an office of authority, especially the presiding officer.
  4. A vessel having a specified number of masts.
  5. A tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices.
  6. The owner of a slave, in some literature.
  7. Someone who employs others.
  8. Someone who has control over something or someone.
  9. A master's degree.
  10. A man or a boy; mister. See Master.
  11. The primary wide shot of a scene, into which the closeups will be edited later.
  12. The owner of an animal or slave.
  13. A device that is controlling other devices or is an authoritative source.
  14. The title of the eldest son of a Scots lord.
  15. A person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
  16. A schoolmaster.
  17. The original of a document or of a recording.
  18. A parajudicial officer (such as a referee, an auditor, an examiner, or an assessor) specially appointed to help a court with its proceedings.
  19. A person holding such a degree.
  20. A master's degree; a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree.
  21. A skilled artist.
  22. An expert at something.
  23. A person holding a master's degree, as a title.
  24. The head of a household.
  25. A religious teacher, often as an honorific title.
  26. The captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner.

verb:

  1. To own; to possess.
  2. To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
  3. To earn a Master's degree.
  4. To learn to a high degree of proficiency.
  5. To make a master copy of.
  6. To be a master.

adjective:

  1. Main, principal or predominant.
  2. Masterful.
  3. Highly skilled.
  4. Original.

name:

  1. MasterCard.
  2. One of the triune gods of the Horned God in Wicca alongside the Father and Sage and representing a boy or a young man.