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Synonyms for master

Synonyms for master

one who is highest in rank or authority

a person who has legal title to property

one that conquers

a person with a high degree of knowledge or skill in a particular field

a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill

to gain knowledge or mastery of by study

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to train to live with and be of use to people

to make (an animal) docile

Synonyms for master

an artist of consummate skill

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

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an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

an authority qualified to teach apprentices

key that secures entrance everywhere

be or become completely proficient or skilled in

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have dominance or the power to defeat over

have a firm understanding or knowledge of

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most important element

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The master looks at his great silver watch, and then, with tiresome deliberation, puts the ferule into his desk.
Now the master has set everything to rights, and is ready to go home to dinner.
Here again," added Master Jacques, fumbling afresh in his pouch, "is something that we have found at Marc Cenaine's house.
I will confess to you," continued Master Jacques, with his timid and awkward smile, "that I have tried it over the furnace, but I have succeeded no better than with my own.
And now having got so far, my master went on to break me to harness; there were more new things to wear.
My master sent me for a fortnight to a neighboring farmer's, who had a meadow which was skirted on one side by the railway.
This had been one of the things taught him by the master, and White Fang obeyed, though he lay down reluctantly and sullenly.
It was between him and the master, cutting him off.
Don Quixote was not very well satisfied with the divinations of the ape, as he did not think it proper that an ape should divine anything, either past or future; so while Master Pedro was arranging the show, he retired with Sancho into a corner of the stable, where, without being overheard by anyone, he said to him, "Look here, Sancho, I have been seriously thinking over this ape's extraordinary gift, and have come to the conclusion that beyond doubt this Master Pedro, his master, has a pact, tacit or express, with the devil.
If the packet is express from the devil," said Sancho, "it must be a very dirty packet no doubt; but what good can it do Master Pedro to have such packets?
Take this bag of gold to Ashby,'' continued his master, ``and find out Isaac the Jew of York, and let him pay himself for the horse and arms with which his credit supplied me.
How, knave,'' replied his master, ``wilt thou not obey my commands?
The master is fre- quently compelled to sell this class of his slaves, out of deference to the feelings of his white wife; and, cruel as the deed may strike any one to be, for a man to sell his own children to human flesh-mongers, it is often the dictate of humanity for him to do so; for, unless he does this, he must not only whip them himself, but must stand by and see one white son tie up his brother, of but few shades darker com- plexion than himself, and ply the gory lash to his naked back; and if he lisp one word of disapproval, it is set down to his parental partiality, and only makes a bad matter worse, both for himself and the slave whom he would protect and defend.
My master made his daughter Glumdalclitch ride behind him.
One day it came to Philip's turn to translate, and the master sat there glaring at him and furiously biting his thumb.