Translation of "master" - English-Spanish dictionary

master

noun uk /ˈmɑː·stər/ us /ˈmæs·tər/

a man who is the owner of a dog

amo

In the past, a servant’s master was the man that he or she worked for.

amo

someone who does something very well

maestro, -a
He was a master of disguise.
verb uk /ˈmɑː·stər/ us /ˈmæs·tər/

to learn how to do something well

dominar
I lived in Italy for a year but didn’t master the language.

(Translation of “master” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

master

noun /ˈmaːstə/ (feminine mistress /ˈmistris/)

a person or thing that commands or controls

señor, dueño; señora, dueña
I’m master in this house!

an owner (of a slave, dog etc)

amo, ama
The dog ran to its master.

a male teacher

maestro, profesor; maestra, profesora
the Maths master.

the commander of a merchant ship

capitán, patrón; capitana, patrona
the ship’s master.

a person very skilled in an art, science etc

maestro, maestra
He’s a real master at painting.

(with capital ) (old-fashioned) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking

señor; señora
Master John Wallace.
masterful adjective

showing the power, authority or determination of a master

con autoridad, dominante
a masterful performance by the world’s No. 1 tennis player.
masterfully adverb

magistralmente
She dealt with the crisis masterfully.
masterfulness noun

dominio
masterly adjective

showing the skill of a master

magistral
His handling of the situation was masterly.
masterliness noun

carácter magistral
mastery noun

(usually with overor of) control, great skill or knowledge

dominio
They eventually gained mastery over the enemy.
master key noun

a key which opens a number of locks.

llave maestra
mastermind noun

the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme

cerebro
He was the mastermind behind the scheme.
masterpiecemaster’s degree noun, noun ( (also master’sinformal))

a university degree that students can get by studying for one or two years after completing their first degree

máster, postgrado
What are you going to study for your Master’s?
master stroke noun

a very clever thing to do

golpe maestro
This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke.
master switch noun

a switch for controlling a number of other switches

interruptor central
There is a master switch that controls the electricity throughout the entire buildling.
master of ceremonies noun (abbreviation MC)

a person who announces the various stages of an entertainment, formal social gathering, series of speakers at a dinner etc

maestro de ceremonias
The master of ceremonies introduced the speaker.

(Translation of “master” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)