View synonyms for mastership


[ mas-ter-ship, mah-ster- ]


  1. the office, function, or authority of a master.
  2. control; command:

    to have mastership over one's desires.

  3. mastery, as of a subject.
  4. expert skill or knowledge:

    He played with the mastership of a devoted musician.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mastership1

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; master, -ship
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Example Sentences

He had been in practise long and successfully enough to give a right claim to mastership.

It consisted in subjecting some of the docile herbivora more fully to human mastership.

This was Edgar's first essay in domestic mastership, and it pained her, not unnaturally.

The moment he has got his seat and made his start, you are struck at once with the perfect mastership of his art.

The University began to consider him one of her first champions, and he was soon promoted to the mastership of Baliol College.





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