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Synonyms for Captain
ˈkæp tən, -tɪnCap·tain

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Wiktionary

  1. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    master, skipper

  2. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    pilot in command, pilot

  3. captainnoun

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

  4. captainnoun

    The leader of a group of workers.

    John Henry said to the captain, A man ain't nothing but a man.

    Synonyms:
    straw boss, foreman, supervisor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. captainnoun

    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, skippernoun

    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 chiefnoun

    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, skippernoun

    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, chieftainnoun

    the leader of a group of people

    "a captain of industry"

    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 pilotnoun

    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. captainverb

    be the captain of a sports team

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    commander, leader, chief, chieftain

  2. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    warrior, military genius

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    commander, chieftain, leader, skipper, colonel, master, foreman

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How to use Captain in a sentence?

  1. Los Angeles:

    There’s actually more than one witness who came forward who heard them on the boat arguing, it was really intense and it was so bad [Captain Dennis Davern] went down to check on them because he was worried that there was some kind of an assault. That’s when he was told to go away by Robert Wagner… Before it goes quiet.

  2. Mike Hernandez:

    I have grown through the ranks from patrolman to detective, lieutenant, captain, and have served as interim chief for the Uvalde Police Department.

  3. Willie Robertson:

    [Lisa] is such a baby nut, so every opportunity she has to make a lasagna or take something to their house, she's over there so she can hug all on our little wonder woman, we laugh but Sadie and Christian look like superheroes. You know, it's like Captain America meets Wonder Woman or Bat Girl or something.

  4. Nathan Mills:

    This is where Michael Davidson grew up, this is where Michael Davidson started learning about the ferries and where Michael Davidson probably wanted to become a captain... watching these ferries go by every day.

  5. Susan Lowe:

    Approximately 500-600 pistols that were deemed unserviceable can be demilitarized in a day using Captain Crunch.


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