master as in be or become completely proficient or skilled in
"She mastered Japanese in less than two years"
get the hang be or become completely proficient or skilled in
master as in get on top of
"deal with successfully"
"He overcame his shyness"
overcomewin a victory over; get on top of; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli ; overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
get over travel across or pass over; to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end; improve in health; get on top of
subdue put down by force or intimidation; bring under control by force or authority; hold within limits and control; get on top of; make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; correct by punishment or discipline
surmount get on top of; be on top of; reach the highest point of; be or do something to a greater degree
master as in have dominance or the power to defeat over
"Her pain completely mastered her"
"The methods can master the problems"
dominatebe larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; be in control; have dominance or the power to defeat over; be greater in significance than; look down on
master as in have a firm understanding or knowledge of
"be on top of"
"Do you control these data?"
controlexercise authoritative control or power over; lessen the intensity of; handle and cause to function; maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage; check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; place under restrictions; verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; be careful or certain to do something; have a firm understanding or knowledge of; power to direct or determine; a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; the activity of managing or exerting control over something; the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; discipline in personal and social activities; great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance ; the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
master as in an artist of consummate skill
"a master of the violin"
"one of the old masters"
maestro an artist of consummate skill
master as in a person who has general authority over others
overlord a person who has general authority over others
lord make a lord of someone ; terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God ; a person who has general authority over others ; a titled peer of the realm
master as in a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
victor a combatant who is able to defeat rivals ; the contestant who wins the contest
superiorone of greater rank or station or quality ; the head of a religious community ; a combatant who is able to defeat rivals ; the largest freshwater lake in the world; a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth ; a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character ; of high or superior quality or performance; of or characteristic of high rank or importance; (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by; written or printed above and to one side of another character ; having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; having a higher rank; (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by
master as in directs the work of others
master as in presiding officer of a school
headmaster presiding officer of a school
schoolmaster presiding officer of a school ; any person (or institution) who acts as an educator ; food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters
master as in an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
master copy an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
originalan original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made ; something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed; (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; being or productive of something fresh and unusual; not derived or copied or translated from something else
master as in an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
captain be the captain of a sports team ; an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant ; the naval officer in command of a military ship ; a policeman in charge of a precinct ; an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship ; the leader of a group of people; the pilot in charge of an airship ; a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
sea captain an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
skipper work as the skipper on a vessel ; a student who fails to attend classes ; an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship ; the naval officer in command of a military ship
master as in someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
master as in an authority qualified to teach apprentices
professionala person engaged in one of the learned professions ; an athlete who plays for pay ; an authority qualified to teach apprentices ; engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood; of or relating to or suitable as a profession; characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; of or relating to a profession; engaged in by members of a profession
master as in key that secures entrance everywhere
passkey key that secures entrance everywhere
passe-partout key that secures entrance everywhere ; a mounting for a picture using gummed tape