master

Listen:

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'master', 'Master': /ˈmɑːstə/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmæstɚ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(mastər, mästər)



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master

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [a piano, an art, an opera] master
  2. the [pay, task, station] master
  3. the [ship's, vessel's] master
  4. [political, school, company] masters
  5. one of the [great, past] masters
  6. the dog [followed, obeyed, loved] its master
  7. the servants obeyed the master's [commands, orders, instructions]
  8. was a master of [disguise, deceit, illusion]
  9. has his masters in [history, art, physics]
  10. studying for a Master in [science, Rome]
  11. has a Master's degree in [science, business, education]
  12. a Master of [Science]
  13. a master of [foreign, African, six] languages
  14. the master of the [house, estate, mansion]
  15. the master of her own [fate, future, destiny]
  16. the master and [servants, slaves, workers]
  17. the master in command
  18. jack of all trades, master of none
  19. dated: young Master Philip
  20. golf: [played in, won] the Masters
n as adj
  1. a master [copy, plan, distributor]
  2. a master [pianist, performer, chess player, carpenter, strategist]
  3. [have, possess, use] the master key
v
  1. master a [language, practice, discipline, sport]
  2. master the art of [painting, design, hunting]
  3. master the [basics, skills, technique, game]
  4. mastered all the [skills, styles, aspects] of
  5. it takes [time, years] to master [a language, the skill]
  6. (learn to) master your emotions
  7. mastered by [many, few]
  8. mastered during [school, college]
  9. mastered to perfection
  10. [finally, truly, hardly, completely, thoroughly, successfully, quickly] mastered
  11. mastered to [provide, become, produce]
  12. master through [practice, hard work]
  13. mastered [using, making, doing]
  14. master [songs, recordings]
  15. mastered from [the original, vinyl]
  16. mastered to [DVD, CD]
  17. mastered and [released, improved, restored]
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