Masters

[ mas-terz, mah-sterz ]
/ ˈmæs tərz, ˈmɑ stərz /

noun

Edgar Lee,1869–1950, U.S. poet and novelist.
William Howell,1915–2001, U.S. physician: researcher on human sexual behavior (husband of Virginia E. Johnson).

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Definition for masters (2 of 3)

master
[ mas-ter, mah-ster ]
/ ˈmæs tər, ˈmɑ stər /

noun

adjective

verb (used with object)

Origin of master

before 900; Middle English maistre, maister, Old English magister < Latin; akin to magnus great

OTHER WORDS FROM master

Definition for masters (3 of 3)

master's degree

noun

a degree awarded by a graduate school or department, usually to a person who has completed at least one year of graduate study.
Also called mas·ter's.
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British Dictionary definitions for masters (1 of 3)

Masters
/ (ˈmɑːstəz) /

noun

Edgar Lee. 1868–1950, US poet; best known for Spoon River Anthology (1915)

British Dictionary definitions for masters (2 of 3)

master
/ (ˈmɑːstə) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived forms of master

masterdom, nounmasterhood, nounmasterless, adjectivemastership, noun

Word Origin for master

Old English magister teacher, from Latin; related to Latin magis more, to a greater extent

British Dictionary definitions for masters (3 of 3)

Master
/ (ˈmɑːstə) /

noun

a title of address placed before the first name or surname of a boy
a respectful term of address, esp as used by disciples when addressing or referring to a religious teacher
an archaic equivalent of Mr
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Idioms and Phrases with masters

master

see past master.

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