What does mastery mean?

Definitions for mastery
ˈmæs tə ri, ˈmɑ stə-mas·te·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mastery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. command, control, masterynoun

    great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

    "a good command of French"

  2. domination, mastery, supremacynoun

    power to dominate or defeat

    "mastery of the seas"

  3. mastery, subordinationnoun

    the act of mastering or subordinating someone


  1. masterynoun

    The position or authority of a master; dominion; command; supremacy; superiority.

    If divided by mountains, they will fight for the mastery of the passages of the tops. uE000175444uE001 Sir Walter Raleigh.

    Etymology: From maistrie.

  2. masterynoun

    Superiority in war or competition; victory; triumph; preeminence.

    Etymology: From maistrie.

  3. masterynoun

    A masterly operation; a feat.

    I will do a maistrie ere I go. Chaucer.

    Etymology: From maistrie.

  4. masterynoun

    The philosopher's stone.

    Etymology: From maistrie.

  5. masterynoun

    The act or process of mastering; the state of having mastered; expertise.

    Etymology: From maistrie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Masterynoun

    the position or authority of a master; dominion; command; supremacy; superiority

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

  2. Masterynoun

    superiority in war or competition; victory; triumph; preeminence

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

  3. Masterynoun

    contest for superiority

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

  4. Masterynoun

    a masterly operation; a feat

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

  5. Masterynoun

    specifically, the philosopher's stone

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

  6. Masterynoun

    the act process of mastering; the state of having mastered

    Etymology: [OF. maistrie.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mastery

    Victory in war.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastery in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mastery in a Sentence

  1. Gerardo Naranjo:

    It is important to recognize the mastery of the older generation, cuaron, Inarritu, they found a way to protect their projects and that is the hardest thing to do in the United States. The industry finds ways to limit creativity over and over.

  2. Alfred Lord Tennyson:

    The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The magic, trick, and idiocy of grammar authenticate that, when one adopts, neither and nor in a sentence that already exemplifies, verifies and qualifies its placement and grammar. No matter how since neither and nor, execute as itself, as a sentence, using nor after And as the conjunction; accordingly, mastery of objections collapses automatically.

  4. Jean Nathan Miller:

    Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. ... He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze.

  5. Reinhold Niebuhr:

    The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery.

Images & Illustrations of mastery

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