Definition for master

adjective as in expert

Strongest matches

adept, experienced, skilled, skillful

Strong matches

ace, crack, crackerjack

Weak matches

masterly, proficient

adjective as in main

noun as in expert, skilled person, female or male

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Example Sentences

One of those reports was a landmark 2003 Nature paper by the evolutionary biologist Joachim Kurtz, then at the Max Planck Institute of Limnology in Germany, and his master’s student Karoline Franz.

Every early-stage startup founder needs to master a daunting slate of business skills.

Some password managers, including 1Password, also give you a secret key that you’ll need to use with your master password to sign in on new devices.

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Leonard is a master at both identifying specific spots where he’s most comfortable and getting there pretty much whenever he wants.

And that gets to the heart of what makes the game so incredible: By staying silent, it turns the player into the game master.

Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.

Why was a master photographer recruited to work with one of the most successful liquor brands on the planet?

So the master artist traveled to Beijing and shot in a former palace not far from the Forbidden City.

Hitchcock saw the work of, and probably met, Murnau, the great German filmmaker--the earliest master of bleak light and shadow.

And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.

Here and there exceptional industry or extraordinary capacity raised the artisan to wealth and turned the "man" into the "master."

Why should not Aristide, past master in drumming, find an honourable position in the orchestra of the Tournée Gulland?

The secretary trembled in his every limb; his eyes shunned his master's as his master's had shunned Garnache's awhile ago.


On this page you'll find 238 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to master, such as: adept, experienced, skilled, skillful, ace, and crack.

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