Captain Synonyms & Definitions

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• CaptainDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To act as captain of; to lead.
  2. (n.) By courtesy, an officer actually commanding a vessel, although not having the rank of captain.
  3. (n.) A person having authority over others acting in concert; as, the captain of a boats crew; the captain of a football team.
  4. (n.) The foreman of a body of workmen.
  5. (n.) A military leader; a warrior.
  6. (n.) A head, or chief officer
  7. (n.) The master or commanding officer of a merchant vessel.
  8. (n.) One in charge of a portion of a ships company; as, a captain of a top, captain of a gun, etc.
  9. (n.) An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.
  10. (n.) The military officer who commands a company, troop, or battery, or who has the rank entitling him to do so though he may be employed on other service.
  11. (a.) Chief; superior.

• CaptainryDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Power, or command, over a certain district; chieftainship.