Definitions and translations for "master"

Definition of master

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Noun
1. Someone who has control over something or someone.
2. The owner of an animal or slave.
3. The captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner.
4. The head of a household.
5. Someone who employs others.
6. An expert at something.
Mark Twain was a master of fiction.
7. A tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices.
8. A schoolmaster.
9. A skilled artist.
10. A man or a boy; mister. See Master.
11. A master's degree; a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree.
She has a master in psychology.
12. A person holding such a degree.
He is a master of marine biology.
13. The original of a document or of a recording.
The band couldn't find the master, so they re-recorded their tracks.
14. The primary wide shot of a scene, into which the closeups will be edited later.
15. A parajudicial officer (such as a referee, an auditor, an examiner, or an assessor) specially appointed to help a court with its proceedings.
The case was tried by a master, who concluded that the plaintiffs were the equitable owners of the property....
16. A device that is controlling other devices or is an authoritative source (e.g. master database).
17. A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, especially the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
Adjective
18. Masterful.
19. Main, principal or predominant.
20. Highly skilled.
Master batsman
21. Original.
Master copy
Verb
22. To be a master.highly ambiguous, master in what sense?
23. To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
24. To learn to a high degree of proficiency.
It took her years to master the art of needlecraft.
25. To own; to posses.
26. To make a master copy of.
27. To earn a Master's degree.
He mastered in English at the state college.
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English - English - master

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n. lord, ruler; captain of a ship; principal of a school; owner of a slave or animal; expert practitioner; skilled artist, virtuoso; one who has victory over another; one whose teachings inspire and guide others; title of respect for a young male
v. rule, command, control; vanquish, subjugate; become proficient, grasp
adj. chief, principal; controlling, ruling; expert, proficient, skilled; superior

English - Spanish - master

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s. amo, dueño, maese, maestre, maestro, señor; perito, as, experto
v. dominar, amaestrar, domar, domesticar; dominar con maestría, vencer
adj. maestro

Spanish - English - master

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adj. master, chief, principal; controlling, ruling; expert, proficient, skilled; superior

English - French - master

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n. maître; souverain; professeur; directeur d'école; patron; artiste; spécialiste
v. dompter; maîtriser; se rendre maître de; vaincre; surmonter
adj. principal; souverain; spécialiste, habile

English - German - master

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n. Herr; Herrscher; Lehrer, Direktor; Arbeitgeber; Trainer, Spezialist; junger Herr (veralteter Ausdruck für den Jüngsten der Familie)
v. herrschen; beherrschen; beherrschen (Fachgebiet), sich spezialisieren
adj. Haupt-; herrschend; spezialisiert, bewandert

English - Indonesian - master

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n. pemilik, tuan, empu, ndoro, kekuasaan: orang yg mempunyai kekuasaan, malin, sarjana, tukang, jago, jagoan, pelukis ulung, nakhoda, lembaran induk
v. menguasai

English - Italian - master

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s. padrone; datore di lavoro, principale, (fam) capo; signore; maestro; guida; insegnante; (Univ) direttre; laureato, dottore; mastro; (Mar) capitano di nave mercantile; signorino; (Dir) giudice
v. dominare, padroneggiare; (rifl) dominarsi, controllarsi, essere padrone di sé; imparare a fondo, imparare alla perfezione
agg. dominante; indipendente, che lavora in proprio; (fig) espertissimo, provetto, maestro; magistrale; (fig) principale; padronale

English - Polish - master

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n. pan, gospodarz, kapitan, nauczyciel, pracodawca, właściciel, magister, mistrz, majster, pryncypał
v. opanować, poznać, panować, zawładnąć, pokonać, okiełznać, ujarzmiać, nabyć, poznawać
a. mistrzowski, wyższy, wielki, główny, kontrolny

English - Portuguese - master

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s. senhor; controlador, governante; professor, diretor de escola; senhor de escravos; mestre em alguma arte; especialista; o jovem de uma família (tratamento respeitoso)
v. controlar; sobrepujar; dominar (um assunto ou atividade); adquirir habilidade num certo assunto ou atividade
adj. principal; controlador, chefe; especialista, hábil

English - Romanian - master

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n. stăpân, proprietar, stăpânitor, patron, domn, domnul, dumnezeu, maestru, meşter, comandant, căpitan, învăţător, profesor, director de colegiu, licenţiat, şef, conducător, director, administrator, doctor
v. însuşi: a-şi însuşi, face: se face stăpân pe, subjuga, îngenunchea, înfrânge, birui, învinge, învăţa, deprinde, conduce

English - Russian - master

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с. хозяин, владелец, мастер, господин; учитель; глава колледжа; капитан торгового судна; магистр; великий художник; первый оригинал
г. справиться; одолеть, подчинить себе, преодолевать, овладевать; усваивать, усвоить, владеть; руководить, управлять
прил. главный, основной, ведущий, контрольный, руководящий

English - Turkish - master

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f. yenmek, öğrenmek, hakim olmak
i. öğretmen, ağa, akıl hocası, kalıp, kaptan, hoca, efendi, üstâd, usta, sahip
s. baş, ana, esas, asıl

English - Ukrainian - master

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n. господар, учитель, майстер, магістер, маестро, майстро, митець, равві, хазяїн
v. справлятися, оволодівати, керувати, завойовувати, опановувати, подужати
a. головний, основний, контрольний

German - English - master

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n. master, master of foxhounds, master of hounds

Italian - English - master

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n. master, master's degree, second degree, M.A.

English - Dutch - master

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zn. onderwijzer, gezagvoerder, meester, leraar, kapitein, heer, heer des huizes, bezitter, eigenaar, baas, chef, directeur, patroon
ww. overmeesteren, meester : zich meester maken van, meester worden, knie : onder de knie krijgen, b, ove.n : te boven komen

English - Greek - master

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ουσ. κύριος, άρχοντας, αυθέντης, δάσκαλος, διδάσκαλος
ρήμ. κατέχω, υπερνικώ, γίνομαι κάτοχος

German - French - master

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n. maître (m)

German - Russian - master

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n. образец (m), оригинал (m), эталон (m)

Turkish - German - master

n. Magister Artium
abbr. M.adj.

English - Arabic - master

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‏مدرس، سيد، ماجستير، فنان، ربان، رب العمل، ولي الأمر، رئيس مؤسسة، الحاكم، خط رئيسي، المنتصر، المتغلب، السيد‏
‏تخصص، سيطر، تغلب، كبح، روض، برع في‏
‏خبير، رئيسي‏

English - Chinese - master

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(名) 主人, 母机, 硕士
(动) 征服; 精通; 控制
(形) 主人的, 主要的

English - Chinese - master

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(名) 主人, 母機, 碩士
(動) 征服; 精通; 控制
(形) 主人的, 主要的

English - Hindi - master

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n. मालिक, स्वामी, प्रभु, उस्ताद, शिक्षक, अध्यापक, मिस्तरी, मिस्त्री, माहिर, विशेषज्ञ, कप्तान
v. पूरा करना, अदा करना, संपूर्ण करना, क़ाबू में रखना, रहनुमाई करना, संचालन करना, पथप्रदर्शन करना

English - Japanese - master

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(形) 名人級の; 親方の; 主要な; 原盤の
(動) 支配する; ならす; 熟達する
(名) マスター, 主人; 船長; 校長; 飼い主; 修士; 巨匠; 名人; 先生; 若い男性の尊称

English - Korean - master

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명. 주인, 지배자; 선장; 교장; 노예나 동물의 소유주; 교사, 선생; 명인, 대가, 장인; 도련님; 정신적 지도자
동. 명령하다, 지도하다, 관리하다; 주인이 되다, 굴복시키다; 정통하다, 습득하다
형. 주요한, 최상의; 지배하는; 능통한, 전문적인, 정통한; 우수한

English - Vietnamese - master

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n. tàu có ba bốn cột buồm, chủ, chủ nhân, chủ tàu, thuyền trưởng, thầy giáo, thầy dạy học, giáo sư
v. áp chế, chế ngự, đè nén, nén giận, cai quản
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Verb forms for master
Present participle: mastering
Present: master (3.person: masters)
Past: mastered
Future: will master
Present conditional: would master
Present Perfect: have mastered (3.person: has mastered)
Past Perfect: had mastered
Future Perfect: will have mastered
Past conditional: would have mastered