of servants1 (old-fashioned) a man who has people working for him, often as servants in his homeThey lived in fear of their master.
person in control2 master of something a person who is able to control somethingShe was no longer master of her own future.
skilled person3 master (of something) a person who is skilled at somethinga master of disguisea master of the serve-and-volley game see also past master
dog owner4 the owner of a dogThe dog saved its master's life.
university degree5 master's (also master's degree) a second university degree, such as an M.A. or an M.S.He has a Master's in Business Administration. see also M.A., M.B.A., M.S.6 usually Master a person who has a master's degreea Master of Arts/Science
captain of ship7 the captain of a ship that transports goods
famous painter8 a famous painter who lived in the pastan exhibition of work by the French master Monet see also old master
original CD/movie9 (often used as an adjective) a version of a CD, movie, etc. from which copies are madethe master copy
help There are many other compounds ending in master. You will find them at their place in the alphabet.IDIOM
title10 Master (old-fashioned) a title used when speaking to or about a boy who is too young to be called Mr. (also used in front of the name on an envelope, etc.)11 Master a title used for speaking to or about some religious teachers or leaders
be your own master
to be free to make your own decisions rather than being told what to do by someone elsebe your own master