(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. superior, director; crowned head, emperor (see authority); expert, artist, adept. See rule, skill, male, possession.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. leading, supreme, main; see excellent , major 1 , principal .
1. [One who directs others]
Syn. chief, leader, governor, ruler, director, lord, overseer, supervisor, superintendent, boss, lord and master*, honcho, sachem, judge, patriarch, chieftain, commander, commandant; see also administrator .
Ant. servant*, underling, subject.
2. [A teacher]
Syn. instructor, preceptor, mentor; see teacher 1 .
3. [One who possesses Great skill]
Syn. genius, maestro, savant, sage, scientist, past master, champion, prima donna, virtuoso, protagonist, connoisseur, academician, pundit, fellow, doctor, boss*; see also artist 1 , 2 , scholar 2 .
Ant. disciple*, beginner, novice.
4. [A supreme being, especially Christ]
Syn. supreme being, Christ, Messiah; see god 1 , 2 , 3 .
5. [The source of copies]
Syn. original, control, file copy; see copy .
1. [To conquer]
Syn. subdue, rule, vanquish; see defeat 1 .
2. [To become proficient in]
Syn. gain mastery in, understand, comprehend; see learn 1 , study 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. expert pro, professional, *ace, authority, *whiz, veteran, *old hand, master hand, proficient, mentor, teacher.
2. chief overseer, boss, commander, director, ruler, manager, governor, leader, head, lord, *top dog, *biggest toad in the puddle.
ANT.: 1. amateur, beginner, tyro, rookie. 2. subordinate, employee, underling
learn, *get the hang of, *get down, understand, *know backwards and forwards, *know inside and out, become proficient in.
1. expert proficient, skilled, experienced, professional, accomplished.
2. main principal, great, dominant, chief, leading, ruling, commanding.
ANT.: 1. unskilled, rookie, inexperienced, amateur. 2. secondary, subordinate, minor
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. One who is highest in rank or authority: boss, chief, chieftain, director, head, headman, hierarch, leader. Slang: honcho. Idiom: cock of the walk. See OVER. 2. A person who has legal title to property: holder, owner, possessor, proprietor. See OWNED. 3. One that conquers: conqueror, conquistador, victor, winner. See WIN. 4. A person with a high degree of knowledge or skill in a particular field: ace, adept, authority, dab hand, expert, past master, professional, proficient, wizard. Informal: whiz. Slang: cracker jack. Chiefly British: dab2. See ABILITY. 5. A first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made: archetype, father, original, protoplast, prototype. See START. II adjective Having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill: adept, crack, expert, masterful, masterly, professional, proficient, skilled, skillful. Slang: cracker jack. Stability. III verb 1. To gain knowledge or mastery of by study: get, learn. Informal: pick up. See TEACH. 2. To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition: beat, best, conquer, defeat, overcome, prevail against (or over), rout, subdue, subjugate, surmount, triumph over, vanquish, worst. Informal: trim, whip. Slang: ace, lick. Idioms: carry (or win) the day, get (or have) the best of, get (or have) the better of, go someone one better. See WIN. 3. To train to live with and be of use to people: domesticate, domesticize, gentle, tame. See WILD. 4. To make (an animal) docile: break, bust, gentle, tame. See WILD.

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