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master
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of one's time.
4. A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, esp. the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
5. A vessel having ( so many) masts; - used only in compounds; as, a two- master.
6. A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mister, except when given to boys; - sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.
7. The commander of a merchant vessel; - usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
2. To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.
3. To own; to posses.
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