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Synonyms for commander
kəˈmæn dər, -ˈmɑn-com·man·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding officer, commandant, commandernoun

    an officer in command of a military unit

    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  2. commandernoun

    someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  3. commandernoun

    a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain

    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  4. air force officer, commandernoun

    an officer in the airforce

    commanding officer, commandant, air force officer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commandernoun

    chief, chieftain, leader, captain

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  1. Ted Cruz:

    We need a commander in chief, not a Twitterer in chief, donald's insults get more and more hysterical the more and more upset he gets.

  2. President Nicolas Maduro against congress:

    He left his troops alone, he fled the first thing in the morning, he is still in hiding, and the last time he spoke with me he said, 'My commander in chief, I recognize your presidency'.

  3. Jim Hodges:

    They're not a lot single issue veteran voters but I think people are offended by a comment that belittles the service of someone who not only served in the military but also was a prisoner of war, how can this man effectively serve as commander in chief when he belittles the service of a decorated veteran?

  4. President Barack Obama:

    While America's combat mission in Afghanistan may be over, our commitment to Afghanistan and and its people endures, as commander in chief, I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as a safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again.

  5. Stephen Whiting:

    Since taking command as a commander about 10 months ago, I saw what I consider fundamentally incompatible and competing narratives of what America was, is and should be, that wasn't just prolific in social media, or throughout the country during this past year, but it was spreading throughout the United States military. And I had recognized those narratives as being Marxist in nature.

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