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My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.
John E. Walker

Meaning of "mason" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MASON

From Old French masson, of Frankish origin; perhaps related to Old English macian to make.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MASON

mason  [ˈmeɪsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MASON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mason is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb mason in English.

WHAT DOES MASON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of mason in the English dictionary

The first definition of mason in the dictionary is a person skilled in building with stone. Other definition of mason is a person who dresses stone. Mason is also to construct or strengthen with masonry.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MASON

PRESENT

Present
I mason
you mason
he/she/it masons
we mason
you mason
they mason
Present continuous
I am masoning
you are masoning
he/she/it is masoning
we are masoning
you are masoning
they are masoning
Present perfect
I have masoned
you have masoned
he/she/it has masoned
we have masoned
you have masoned
they have masoned
Present perfect continuous
I have been masoning
you have been masoning
he/she/it has been masoning
we have been masoning
you have been masoning
they have been masoning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I masoned
you masoned
he/she/it masoned
we masoned
you masoned
they masoned
Past continuous
I was masoning
you were masoning
he/she/it was masoning
we were masoning
you were masoning
they were masoning
Past perfect
I had masoned
you had masoned
he/she/it had masoned
we had masoned
you had masoned
they had masoned
Past perfect continuous
I had been masoning
you had been masoning
he/she/it had been masoning
we had been masoning
you had been masoning
they had been masoning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will mason
you will mason
he/she/it will mason
we will mason
you will mason
they will mason
Future continuous
I will be masoning
you will be masoning
he/she/it will be masoning
we will be masoning
you will be masoning
they will be masoning
Future perfect
I will have masoned
you will have masoned
he/she/it will have masoned
we will have masoned
you will have masoned
they will have masoned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been masoning
you will have been masoning
he/she/it will have been masoning
we will have been masoning
you will have been masoning
they will have been masoning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would mason
you would mason
he/she/it would mason
we would mason
you would mason
they would mason
Conditional continuous
I would be masoning
you would be masoning
he/she/it would be masoning
we would be masoning
you would be masoning
they would be masoning
Conditional perfect
I would have mason
you would have mason
he/she/it would have mason
we would have mason
you would have mason
they would have mason
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been masoning
you would have been masoning
he/she/it would have been masoning
we would have been masoning
you would have been masoning
they would have been masoning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you mason
we let´s mason
you mason
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to mason
Past participle
masoned
Present Participle
masoning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MASON


Addison
ˈædɪsən
alison
ˈælɪsən
basin
ˈbeɪsən
bison
ˈbaɪsən
chasten
ˈtʃeɪsən
comparison
kəmˈpærɪsən
Dyson
ˈdaɪsən
Edison
ˈɛdɪsən
freemason
ˈfriːˌmeɪsən
Harrison
ˈhærɪsən
hasten
ˈheɪsən
interbasin
ˌɪntəˈbeɪsən
Jason
ˈdʒeɪsən
listen
ˈlɪsən
madison
ˈmædɪsən
Morrison
ˈmɒrɪsən
stonemason
ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsən
subbasin
ˈsʌbˌbeɪsən
Tyson
ˈtaɪsən
washbasin
ˈwɒʃˌbeɪsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MASON

maskinonge
maskirovka
masklike
maslin
masochism
masochist
masochistic
masochistically
Mason and Dixon Line
mason bee
mason jar
mason wasp
Mason-Dixon Line
masonic
masonically
Masonite
masonried
masonries
masonry
masoolah

WORDS THAT END LIKE MASON

dead season
festive season
football season
growing season
high season
hunting season
hurricane season
in good season
in season
it stands to reason
mid-season
off season
off-season
postseason
preseason
reason
season
soccer season
treason
winter season

Synonyms and antonyms of mason in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MASON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «mason» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of mason

Translation of «mason» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MASON

Find out the translation of mason to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mason from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mason» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石匠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mampostero
570 millions of speakers

English

mason
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेसन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ميسون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каменщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pedreiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাজমিস্ত্রি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

maçon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mason
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Steinmetz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

石工
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

석공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mason
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thợ hồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேசன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मासन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mason
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

muratore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kamieniarz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

муляр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zidar
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

κτίστης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Mason
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mason
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mason
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mason

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MASON»

The term «mason» is very widely used and occupies the 6.955 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MASON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mason

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6 QUOTES WITH «MASON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mason.
1
Martin Filler
Before the professionalization of architecture in the nineteenth century, it was standard for an aspiring mason or carpenter to begin his apprenticeship at fourteen and to become a master builder by his early twenties.
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Wyclef Jean
My daddy was a minister, my grandfather was a voodoo priest, my uncle was a mason; I was raised with a lot of studies.
3
Mike Rowe
My mother's dad dropped out of the eighth grade to work. He had to. By the time he was 30, he was a master electrician, plumber, carpenter, mason, mechanic. That guy was, to me, a magician. Anything that was broken, he could fix. Anybody anywhere in our community knew that if there was a problem, Carl was there to fix it.
4
Walter Scott
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
5
Big Smo
My playground is full of moonshine, mason jars, beer bottles, and bonfires.
6
John E. Walker
My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MASON»

Discover the use of mason in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mason and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions
Incisive grassroots account of the new global revolutions by acclaimed BBC journalist.
Paul Mason, 2012
2
Embedding Perl in HTML with Mason
Explains the features of Mason, a Perl-based template for building Web sites, and discusses how to use Mason's components to streamline web site design and simplify maintenance.
Dave Rolsky, Ken Williams, 2003
3
Understanding Bobbie Ann Mason
Price considers the labels frequently attached to these works -- "dirty realism" and "minimalism" -- and rejects a simplistic placement of Mason's oeuvre within these categories.
Joanna Price, 2000
4
George Mason, Forgotten Founder
This is the first full biography of George Mason (1725-92) in a quarter-century.
Jeff Broadwater, 2006
5
Believe You Can--The Power of a Positive Attitude
This accessible book is both inspirational and practical, encouraging readers to approach life with optimism and the assurance that they are meant for great things. Dare to be you and great things will happen!
John Mason, 2010
6
Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative
A finalist for the National Book Award, Mason's retelling is at once a triumph of scholarship, a masterpiece of style, and a labor of love that grew out of the poet's long affinity with the original.
Herbert Mason, 2003
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The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say to a Mason
Fact-filled, easy-to-understand, and visually appealing, this series delivers the essential knowledge you need to know to effectively witness biblical truths to people led astray by false teachings.
Dr Ron Rhodes, 2002
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A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the ...
"This long-awaited book on Charlotte Mason's philosophy by well-known speaker and columnist Karen Andreola provides a wealth of insight, practical advice, and narratives illustrating how the ideas of the famed turn-of-the-century educator ...
Karen Andreola, 1998
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An Unnatural Order: The Roots of Our Destruction of Nature
Now in a new Lantern edition, the book explores, from an anthropological, sociocultural, and holistic perspective, how and why we have cut ourselves off from other animals and the natural world, and the toll this has taken on our ...
Jim Mason, 2005
10
Food Culture in Great Britain
Presents an overview of the role of cuisine in English culture, including a food history, ingredients, cooking techniques, regional differences, and food for celebrations.
Laura Mason, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MASON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mason is used in the context of the following news items.
1
This Mason jar taco salad is the perfect portable, healthy lunch …
The Mason jar is exactly what's needed to shake up your lunchtime or picnic routine. Not just a portable container, salads are layered in a ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
2
Working magic with mason jars : Inspired Living Magazine - The Times
If you don't want to do a whole room overhaul but just want to accent a space with fun or whimsical designs, why not experiment with mason ... «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
3
Man killed, woman jailed in Mason County shooting | Local …
BELFAIR, Wash. (AP) - The Mason County sheriff's office says a 52-year-old man has died of an apparent gunshot wound and a Belfair woman ... «KOMO News, Jul 15»
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Mason City man accused of buglary, domestic assault - Globe Gazette
He broke into an ex-girlfriend's home by forcing open a window about 4:45 a.m. July 12 in Mason City, according to a criminal complaint. «Mason City Globe Gazette, Jul 15»
5
OSU football: Cowboys coach Mike Gundy explains why he named …
DALLAS — Mike Gundy was quick to name Mason Rudolph the Oklahoma State starting quarterback going into the 2015 season. Even before ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
6
Wings of History displayed at Mason City airport - Globe Gazette
MASON CITY | The Wings of Freedom Tour featuring World War II aircraft and sponsored by the Collings Foundation stopped at the Mason City ... «Mason City Globe Gazette, Jul 15»
7
Mason Ashley's Into the Song is a Great Record | Houston Press
Houston's Newest Acoustic Ingénue Is Mason Ashley ... now scattered out of the city, but that has cleared room for 16-year-old Mason Ashley. «Houston Press, Jul 15»
8
The non-virtual elephant in Paul Mason's postcapitalist sharing …
Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, takes a photo with an Apple employee. 'It has taken thousands of years of human ingenuity to build a smartphone, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Mason Co. Cleans Up After The Storms - LEX18.com | Continuous …
Barns have been flattened, trees are down, and owners are salvaging what they can. It will take some time before Mason County will return to normal -- after high ... «LEX18 Lexington KY News, Jul 15»
10
Derek Mason looks good with anchor lining in his Ge Wang suit …
Mason made waves at his first SEC Media Days with the classy looking bowtie and now his team themed jacket is sure to bring Anchor Down ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mason [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mason>. Nov 2019 ».
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