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Master (IPA: /ˈmæstɝ/)


Master (n.)

A vessel having (so many) masts; -- used only in compounds; as, a two-master.

Master (n.)

A male person having another living being so far subject to his will, that he can, in the main, control his or its actions; -- formerly used with much more extensive application than now. (a) The employer of a servant. (b) The owner of a slave. (c) The person to whom an apprentice is articled. (d) A sovereign, prince, or feudal noble; a chief, or one exercising similar authority. (e) The head of a household. (f) The male head of a school or college. (g) A male teacher. (h) The director of a number of persons performing a ceremony or sharing a feast. (i) The owner of a docile brute, -- especially a dog or horse. (j) The controller of a familiar spirit or other supernatural being.

Master (n.)

One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of one's time.

Master (n.)

One who has attained great skill in the use or application of anything; as, a master of oratorical art.

Master (n.)

A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mister, except when given to boys; -- sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.

Master (n.)

A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.

Master (n.)

The commander of a merchant vessel; -- usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant; formerly, an officer on a man-of-war who had immediate charge, under the commander, of sailing the vessel.

Master (n.)

A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, esp. the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.

Master (v. t.)

To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.

Master (v. t.)

To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.

Master (v. t.)

To own; to posses.

Master (v. i.)

To be skillful; to excel.

Master

Judicial officer found in courts

Master

Title for leader of a group endeavour, such as a head chef over cooks or a conductor over an orchestra

Master

Historic term for a ship's officer

Master

Military rank

Master

Death metal band formed in Chicago, USA

Master (Last Name / Surname)

Master is the #11,502 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,735 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [After his conversation with Master Crane] That seemed a bit awkward." - Kung Fu Panda

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Pointing at Master Shifu] Not your fault?!" - Kung Fu Panda

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [referring to Master Po] How many times do I have to kill the same stinking panda?!" - Kung Fu Panda 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [seeing Master Flying Rhino's battle armor] I think I just peed a little!" - Kung Fu Panda 3

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A cook should double one sense have: for he Should taster for himself and master be." - Cooking


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