Cap´tain   Pronunciation: kăp´tĭn
n.1.A head, or chief officer
A trainband captain eke was he.
- Cowper.
2.A military leader; a warrior.
Foremost captain of his time.
- Tennyson.
Captain general
a - The commander in chief of an army or armies, or of the militia.
b - The Spanish governor of Cuba and its dependent islands.
Captain lieutenant
a lieutenant with the rank and duties of captain but with a lieutenant's pay, - as in the first company of an English regiment.
v. t.1.To act as captain of; to lead.
a.1.Chief; superior.
captain jewes in the carcanet.
- Shak.
Noun1.captain - an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
2.captain - the naval officer in command of a military ship
Synonyms: skipper
3.Captaincaptain - a policeman in charge of a precinct
4.captain - an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
5.captain - the leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
Synonyms: chieftain
6.captain - the pilot ins charge of an airship
Synonyms: senior pilot
7.Captaincaptain - a diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
Verb1.captain - be the captain of a sports team
ADC, CO, G-man, MP, OD, administer, administrate, admiral, aeronaut, aeroplaner, aeroplanist, aide, aide-de-camp, air pilot, airplanist, astronaut, aviator, bailiff, barnstormer, be master, be responsible for, beadle, beagle, birdman, boatswain, bound bailiff, brigadier, brigadier general, call the signals, carry on, castellan, catchpole, chair, chatelain, chatelaine, chicken colonel, chief engineer, chief mate, chief of police, chief of staff, chief petty officer, cloud seeder, colonel, command, commandant, commander in chief, commanding officer, commercial pilot, commissioned officer, commissioner, commodore, company officer, conduct, constable, control, copilot, crop-duster, deck officer, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, direct, director, discipline, engineer, ensign, exec, executive, executive officer, fed, federal, field marshal, field officer, first lieutenant, five-star general, fleet admiral, flic, flier, four-star general, gendarme, general, general officer, generalissimo, govern, government man, governor, handle, head, head up, inspector, instructor, intendant, jemadar, jet jockey, junior officer, lead, lead on, licensed pilot, lictor, lieutenant, lieutenant colonel, lieutenant commander, lieutenant general, lieutenant junior grade, mace-bearer, major, major general, make the rules, manage, manager, maneuver, manipulate, marechal, marshal, master, mastermind, mate, mounted policeman, narc, naval officer, navarch, navigating officer, navigator, officer, one-star general, order, orderly officer, patrolman, patron, peace officer, petty officer, pilot, pipes, police captain, police commissioner, police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant, policeman, policewoman, portreeve, prescribe, preside over, pull the strings, quarterback, quartermaster, rainmaker, rear admiral, reeve, regulate, risaldar, roundsman, ruler, run, sailing master, second mate, senior officer, sergeant, sergeant at arms, shavetail, sheriff, shipmaster, sirdar, skipper, staff officer, stand over, stunt flier, stunt man, subahdar, subaltern, sublieutenant, superintendent, supervise, take command, take the lead, test pilot, the Old Man, the brass, three-star general, tipstaff, tipstaves, top brass, trooper, two-star general, vice admiral, warrant officer, watch officer, wield authority, wingman
Translate Captain to Spanish, Translate Captain to German, Translate Captain to French
Capstan bar
capsula glomeruli
Capsular ligament
capsule of Tenon
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Captain Bligh
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Captain lieutenant
Captain or sea captain
captain's chair
Captaincy general
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