Meaning of master

Definition of master

(adj) most important element; "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"; "the master bedroom"; "a master switch"
(noun) an artist of consummate skill; "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters"
a person who has general authority over others
a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
directs the work of others
presiding officer of a school
an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
an authority qualified to teach apprentices
key that secures entrance everywhere
(verb) be or become completely proficient or skilled in; "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"
get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems"
have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"

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