meaning of master

1. A vessel having (so many) masts; -- used only in compounds; as, a two-master.
A male person having another living being so far subject to his will, that he can, in the main, control his or its actions; -- formerly used with much more extensive application than now. (a) The employer of a servant. (b) The owner of a slave. (c) The person to whom an apprentice is articled. (d) A sovereign, prince, or feudal noble; a chief, or one exercising similar authority. (e) The head of a household. (f) The male head of a school or college. (g) A male teacher. (h) The director of a number of persons performing a ceremony or sharing a feast. (i) The owner of a docile brute, -- especially a dog or horse. (j) The controller of a familiar spirit or other supernatural being.
One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of ones time.
One who has attained great skill in the use or application of anything; as, a master of oratorical art.
A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mister, except when given to boys; -- sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.
A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.
The commander of a merchant vessel; -- usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant; formerly, an officer on a man-of-war who had immediate charge, under the commander, of sailing the vessel.
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.
To become the master of; to subject to ones will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.
To own; to posses.
To be skillful; to excel.
master botmaster Matchmaker A language for specifying and automating the generation of multi-lingual interprocess communication interfaces. MIG is an implementation of a subset of Matchmaker.
an original creation i. e. , an audio recording from which copies can be made

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