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Synonyms for commander
kəˈmæn dər, -ˈmɑn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding officer, commandant, commander(noun)

    an officer in command of a military unit

    Synonyms:
    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  2. commander(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  3. commander(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    air force officer, commandant, commanding officer

  4. air force officer, commander(noun)

    an officer in the airforce

    Synonyms:
    commanding officer, commandant, air force officer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commander(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, chieftain, leader, captain

How to pronounce commander?

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How to say commander in sign language?

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How to use commander in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    It is important to have a detailed understanding of the threats we face as a country, you are commander in chief on day number one and you may have to make national security decisions right away. And it takes time and dedication and a natural curiosity and interest in these issues.

  2. Sydney Barber:

    Earning the title of brigade commander speaks volumes, but the title itself is not nearly as significant as the opportunity it brings to lead a team in doing something I believe will be truly special, i am humbled to play a small role in this momentous season of American history.

  3. James Smith:

    Our next President must stand ready and have a vision to address the significant threats of ISIS and global terrorism to keep our country safe. Especially in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks, it's clear that Hillary is uniquely qualified to serve as our next Commander-in-Chief.

  4. Rand Paul:

    I fault Hillary Clinton. I fault President Obama. But I also fault the neoconservatives within my party like Marco Rubio who have been eager for war in Libya, in Syria, in Iraq, and they want a no-fly zone in an airspace where Russia is already flying, it's a foolhardy notion, and people really -- this is the kind of stepping it up to a debate over who would best be commander in chief that we really need in our country.

  5. Rick Perry:

    His attack on veterans make him unfit to be Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, and he should immediately withdraw from the race for President.


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