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Synonyms for captain
ˈkæp tən, -tɪncap·tain

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Wiktionary

  1. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    skipper, master

  2. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    pilot, pilot in command

  3. captainnoun

    Synonyms:
    Capt., CPT, Capt, CAPT., 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:
    supervisor, foreman, straw boss

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, 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 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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  1. David Spitz:

    In the world of everybody talking about diversity, this is a great example of a diverse lineup. All three films were completely different, which was obviously a strategic distribution decision, those three films were able to capture an audience even with the 300-pound gorilla of Captain Marvel.

  2. Scott Wagner:

    Captain Michael Davidson and the crew( were) pressured to make El Faro there on time, they are pressured more to get from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico than they are from Puerto Rico back to Jacksonville, because when they come back they don't have as much cargo on board and are not as much in a rush.

  3. William J. H. Boetcker:

    A man without religion or spiritual vision is like a captain who finds himself in the midst of an uncharted sea, without compass, rudder and steering wheel. He never knows where he is, which way he is going and where he is going to land.

  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. Horatio Mihet:

    If students are permitted to pass out Valentine or birthday cards at school or to talk about Superman and Captain America at lunch, they cannot be prohibited from sharing Bible verses and discussing their faith during their free, non-instructional time.

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