The Master is a recurring character in the British television science fiction series Doctor Who. He is a renegade Time Lord and the archenemy of the Doctor.

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  1. Someone who has control over something or someone.
  2. The owner of an animal or slave.
  3. The captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner.
  4. Someone who employs others.
  5. An expert at something.
  6. A tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices.
  7. A schoolmaster.
  8. A skilled artist.
  9. A man or a boy; mister. See Master.
  10. A master's degree; a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree.
  11. A person holding such a degree.
  12. The original of a document or of a recording.
  13. The primary wide shot of a scene, into which the closeups will be edited later.
  14. A parajudicial officer (such as a referee, an auditor, an examiner, or an assessor) specially appointed to help a court with its proceedings.
  15. A device that is controlling other devices or is an authoritative source (e.g. master database).
  16. A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, especially the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A vessel having a specified number of masts.
    a two-master


  1. To be a master.
  2. To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
  3. To learn to a high degree of proficiency.
    It took her years to master the art of needlecraft.
  4. To own; to posses.


  1. Masterful.
  2. Main, principal or predominant.
  3. Highly skilled.
  4. Original.

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