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Synonyms for Captain
ˈkæp 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

    "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 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.

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

    Synonyms:
    supervisor, foreman, straw boss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. captain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    commander, leader, chief, chieftain

  2. captain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    warrior, military genius

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. captain(n)

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

How to pronounce Captain?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say Captain in sign language?

How to use Captain in a sentence?

  1. Johnny Depp:

    I don't pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.

  2. Swede Koch:

    We’ve got a great mixture of youth and experience which really excites me as captain, each of our players has a role to play and I have a team of stars.

  3. Nate Moore:

    Making it a period film is sort of interesting in that it's not just a function of the world as we know it in the MCU [ Marvel Cinematic Universe ] today, captain Marvel.

  4. Lauren Wood:

    I wanted to take her with us, but the captain said no, she's part of the crime scene. You're still alive. You have to go.

  5. Tamotsu Iba:

    Sony is like a ship that has set sail in the stormy weather of the electronics business, led by a captain who's using a flawed nautical map, he doesn't have the sensibility or intellect to notice it's wrong. Do board members, who should be in a position to supervise the captain, not notice? Are they tolerating it, not willing to point it out?

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