master's degree

noun

Definition of master's degree

: a degree that is given to a student by a college or university usually after one or two years of additional study following a bachelor's degree

Word by Word Definitions

master play
  1. : a male teacher

  2. : a person holding an academic degree higher than a bachelor's but lower than a doctor's

  3. : a revered religious leader

  1. : being or relating to a master: such as

  2. : having chief authority : dominant

  3. : skilled, proficient

  1. : to become master of : overcome

  2. : to become skilled or proficient in the use of

  3. : to gain a thorough understanding of

degree play
  1. : a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification

  2. : a rank or grade of official, ecclesiastical, or social position

  3. : a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth


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