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Synonyms of master in English:


  • 1 he acceded to his master's wishes
    lord, overlord, lord and master, ruler, sovereign, monarch, liege, liege lord, suzerain;
    informal chief, top dog, honcho, head honcho, Big Chief, Big Daddy
    British informal gaffer, guv'nor
    North American informal kahuna, sachem
    [Antonyms] servant, underling
  • 2 he's a master of disguise a chess master
    informal ace, pro, wizard, whizz, wiz, hotshot, ninja
    British informal dab hand
    North American informal maven, crackerjack
    [Antonyms] amateur, novice
  • 3 the dog's pining for his master
    owner, keeper
  • 4 the master of the ship
    captain, skipper, commander
  • 5 the geography master
    [Antonyms] pupil
  • 6 they regarded him as their spiritual master
    guru, teacher, spiritual leader, guide, mentor, torch-bearer, swami, Roshi, Maharishi
    [Antonyms] acolyte, disciple
  • 7 you can make a copy from the master
    original, archetype, prototype
    [Antonyms] copy
  • verb

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  • 1 I managed to master my fears
    [Antonyms] give way to
  • 2 it took him ages to master the technique
    learn, learn thoroughly, become proficient in, know inside out, know backwards, become expert in, acquire, pick up, grasp, understand
    informal get the hang of, get clued up about, get off by heart
  • adjective

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  • 1 a master craftsman
    informal crack, ace, mean, wizard
    North American informal crackerjack
    vulgar slang shit-hot
    archaic or humorous compleat
  • 2 the master bedroom
  • 3 his master plan
    controlling, ruling, directing, commanding, dominating, overall
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