Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
master

mas·ter

master

 
pronunciation:
mae str
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: a person with power or control.
The captain is the master of the ship.
synonyms:
captain, chief, head, ruler
similar words:
king, lord, operator
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mastered, mastering, masters
definition: to develop skill in or knowledge of something.
He mastered tennis.
similar words:
grasp, learn
derivation: masterless (adj.)
Word Explorer
See
  knowledge, learn