Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 745 (Master)

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#745. Master.-- N. master, padrone; lord, lord paramount; commander, commandant; captain; chief, chieftain; sirdar[obs], sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator; leader &c. (director) 694; boss, cockarouse[obs], sagamore[ISA:chief@algonquin], werowance[obs].

lord of the ascendant; cock of the walk, cock of the roost; gray mare; mistress.

potentate; liege, liege lord; suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch.

crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator[Lat], protector, president, stadholder[obs], judge.

ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan|, grand Turk, caliph, imaum[obs], shah, padishah[obs], sophi[obs], mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno[Jap], inca, cazique[obs]; voivode[obs]; landamman[obs]; seyyid[obs]; Abuna[obs], cacique[obs], czarowitz[obs], grand seignior.

prince, duke &c. (nobility) 875; archduke, doge, elector; seignior; marland[obs], margrave; rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam[obs], nawab.

empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine[obs]; czarevna[obs], czarita[obs]; maharani, rani, rectrix[obs].

regent, viceroy, exarch[obs], palatine, khedive, hospodar[obs], beglerbeg[obs], three-tailed bashaw[obs], pasha, bashaw[obs], bey, beg, dey[obs], scherif[obs], tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar[obs], nabob, maharajah; burgrave[obs]; laird &c. (proprietor) 779; collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon[obs].

the authorities, the powers that be, the government; staff, etat major[Fr], aga[obs], official, man in office, person in authority; sircar[obs], sirkar[obs], Sublime Porte.

[Military authorities] marshal, field marshal, marechal[obs]; general, generalissimo; commander in chief, seraskier[obs], hetman[obs]; lieutenant general, major general; colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar[obs], ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer; sergeant, sergeant major; color sergeant; corporal, corporal major; lance corporal, acting corporal; drum major; captain general, dizdar[obs], knight marshal, naik[obs], pendragon.

[Civil authorities] mayor, mayoralty; prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic; alcalde[obs], alcaid[obs]; burgomaster, corregidor[obs], seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve[obs]; lord mayor; officer &c. (executive) 965; dewan[obs], fonctionnaire[Fr].

[Naval authorities] admiral, admiralty; rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral; commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD; navarch[obs].

Phr. da locum melioribus[Lat]; der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats [German: the prince is the first servant of his state]; "lord of thy presence and no land beside" [King John].