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Synonyms for master

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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


most important element

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References in classic literature ?
while, we have been thinking of other matters, Master Cheever's watchful eye has caught two boys at play.
The master looks at his great silver watch, and then, with tiresome deliberation, puts the ferule into his desk.
no," replied Master Jacques, still with his sad smile; "we have not that consolation.
"I' faith, yes," said Master Jacques, fumbling in his pouch; "this parchment.
My master went with me to the smith's forge, to see that I was not hurt or got any fright.
And now having got so far, my master went on to break me to harness; there were more new things to wear.
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.
"She is a lucky one, and if it was not for her jealousy I would not change her for the giantess Andandona, who by my master's account was a very clever and worthy woman; my Teresa is one of those that won't let themselves want for anything, though their heirs may have to pay for it."
To this Master Pedro, who had by this time risen from Don Quixote's feet, replied, "I have already said that this little beast gives no answer as to the future; but if he did, not having money would be of no consequence, for to oblige Senor Don Quixote, here present, I would give up all the profits in the world.
Yet I could scarce choose but laugh, when my old master passed so near to me, dreaming all the while that Gurth was keeping his porkers many a mile off, in the thickets and swamps of Rotherwood.
``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.''
I have had two masters. My first master's name was Anthony.
My master, finding how profitable I was likely to be, resolved to carry me to the most considerable cities of the kingdom.
The master seized the arms of his chair and grasped them as though to prevent himself from falling upon Philip.