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Synonyms for captainˈkæp tən, -tɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captain(noun)

    an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, chieftain, master, skipper, senior pilot

  2. captain, skipper(noun)

    the naval officer in command of a military ship

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, chieftain, master, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  3. captain, police captain, police chief(noun)

    a policeman in charge of a precinct

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, chieftain, master, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  4. master, captain, sea captain, skipper(noun)

    an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

    Synonyms:
    professional, police captain, master key, maitre d', master copy, police chief, chieftain, schoolmaster, original, passkey, maitre d'hotel, maestro, headwaiter, superior, victor, senior pilot, master, overlord, passe-partout, sea captain, headmaster, captain, lord, skipper

  5. captain, chieftain(noun)

    the leader of a group of people

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, chief, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, tribal chief, chieftain, master, headman, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  6. captain, senior pilot(noun)

    the pilot in charge of an airship

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, chieftain, master, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  7. captain, headwaiter, maitre d'hotel, maitre d'(verb)

    a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, chieftain, master, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  8. captain(verb)

    be the captain of a sports team

Wiktionary

  1. captain(noun)

    Synonyms:
    skipper, master

  2. captain(noun)

    Synonyms:
    pilot, pilot in command

  3. captain(noun)

    Synonyms:
    Capt., CPT, Capt, CAPT., CAPT

  4. captain(noun)

    The leader of a group of workers.

    Synonyms:
    supervisor, foreman, straw boss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. captain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    commander, leader, chief, chieftain

  2. captain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    warrior, military genius


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