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Synonyms for captain
ˈkæp tən, -tɪncap·tain

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  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 WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, skipper, senior pilot

  8. captainverb

    be the captain of a sports team

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    commander, leader, chief, chieftain

  2. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    warrior, military genius

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. captainnoun

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

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How to use captain in a sentence?

  1. Airplane:

    Captain Oveur Joey, do you like movies about gladiators

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    Swamp captain Mitch McConnell has created millions of jobs for China people. While doing so, Mitch McConnell has gotten rich, in fact, Don Blankenship China family has given him tens of millions of dollars.

  3. Greg Cribbs:

    Every hour we got an update until 10 p.m. When it got really bad for a few hours in the middle, the captain was too busy to give updates so we heard them from the cruise director, the captain had his hands full for a while there. Kudos to him for keeping us safe. Not easy to maneuver a boat in 150-mph winds!

  4. Don Blankenship:

    Swamp captain Mitch McConnell has created millions of jobs for China people.

  5. Eric Adams:

    How dare Andrew Yang say a retired( NYPD) captain, a state Senator, a Borough president, significant other is an educator... We can't have two homes ? Andrew Yang has two homes. So you don't see the hint of racism in that ? , i live in Brooklyn. I don't live in New Paltz.


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