ruler, leader


  • master

    If you master a skill of some kind, you learn all there is to know about it.

  • miss

    a form of address for an unmarried woman

  • Mister

    a professional title used before the surname of a man

  • Mr.

    abbreviation for “mister,” a professional title used before the surname of a man

  • Mrs.

    a professional title used before the surname of a married woman

  • Ms.

    title used before a woman’s surname that does not reference a marital state

  • burghermeister

    the chief magistrate of a town

  • headmaster

    the leading administrator of a private school

  • maestro

    A master in any art, especially in music; a composer or orchestra conductor.

  • magisterial

    Of or pertaining to a master or magistrate, or one in authority; having the manner of a magister; official; commanding; authoritative. Hence: Overbearing; dictatorial; dogmatic.

  • magistracy

    The office or dignity of a magistrate.

  • magistrate

    A person clothed with power as a public civil officer; a public civil officer invested with the executive government, or some branch of it.

  • masterful

    Inclined to play the master; domineering; imperious; arbitrary.

  • masterly

    Suitable to, or characteristic of, a master; indicating thorough knowledge or superior skill and power; showing a master's hand; as, a masterly design; a masterly performance; a masterly policy.

  • mastermind

    one whose ideas form the impetus behind a project

  • masterpiece

    Anything done or made with extraordinary skill; a capital performance; a chef-d'œuvre; a supreme achievement.

  • masterwork

    consummate work of an artist that shows extraordinary talent

  • mastery

    the condition of having a very high level of skill

  • mistress

    A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who exercises authority, is chief, etc.; the female head of a family, a school, etc.

  • postmaster

    One who has charge of a station for the accommodation of travelers; one who supplies post horses.

  • quartermaster

    An officer whose duty is to provide quarters, provisions, storage, clothing, fuel, stationery, and transportation for a regiment or other body of troops, and superintend the supplies.

  • schoolmaster

    The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.

  • scoutmaster

    a leader of scouts

  • taskmaster

    One who imposes a task, or burdens another with labor; one whose duty is to assign tasks; an overseer.

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