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Synonyms for pilot
ˈpaɪ lətpi·lot

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pilotverb

    steer, guide, direct, conduct, lead, convoy, escort

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pilot, airplane pilotnoun

    someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

    pilot light, pilot film, fender, archetype, cowcatcher, pilot program, pilot burner, buffer, original, airplane pilot

  2. pilotnoun

    a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

    pilot light, pilot film, fender, archetype, cowcatcher, pilot program, pilot burner, buffer, original, airplane pilot

  3. pilot program, pilot film, pilotnoun

    a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors

    pilot light, pilot film, fender, archetype, cowcatcher, pilot program, original, buffer, pilot project, pilot burner, airplane pilot

  4. original, archetype, pilotnoun

    something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

    "this painting is a copy of the original"

    pilot light, pilot film, master copy, archetype, cowcatcher, pilot program, original, fender, master, buffer, pilot burner, airplane pilot

  5. pilot burner, pilot light, pilotnoun

    small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner

    pilot light, pilot film, fender, archetype, cowcatcher, indicator lamp, pilot program, pilot burner, pilot lamp, buffer, original, airplane pilot

  6. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilotverb

    an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

    buff, pilot film, pilot light, pilot burner, pilot program, airplane pilot, original, buffer zone, polisher, cowcatcher, buffer, archetype, fender, buffer storage, wing, buffer store

  7. fly, aviate, pilotverb

    operate an airplane

    "The pilot flew to Cuba"

    take flight, fly, vaporize, aviate, navigate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

  8. navigate, pilotverb

    act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance

    "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"

    sail, aviate, voyage, navigate, fly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pilotnoun

    steersman, guide, conductor

  2. pilotverb

    guide, direct, conduct, steer, have or take the direction of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pilotnoun

    steersman, helmsman, director, guide, conductor

  2. pilotverb

    guide, steer, direct

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  1. Timothy Horan:

    It's almost like ... a jet fighter plane that can do mach six or seven versus an automobile, (Jet fighters) can solve problems that an automobile can't, but in most cases, you're not going to use it. And the fighter pilot is still going to need to take a car to the jet.

  2. Karen Momsen-Evers:

    Karen Momsen-Evers waited until airborne to reach out to another flight attendant for help and asked if they could make an emergency call from the cockpit. I showed Karen Momsen-Evers the texts. Karen Momsen-Evers said that she there is nothing Karen Momsen-Evers could do and that they could not disturb the pilot. They offered me a drink, that was it, says Karen Momsen-Evers. I just wanted someone to go and try to save him.

  3. David Prescott:

    I believe hes probably the highest B-17 Pilot out there, in addition to being an airline pilot, he was a very, very well trained pilot with a very high degree of safety training on a regular basis.

  4. First Lieutenant Muath al Kasaesbeh:

    I heard and felt its hit. The other Jordanian pilot in the mission contacted me from a participating jet and told me that I was struck and that fire was coming out of the rear nozzle of my engine.

  5. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    There are the ambiguities including among the actors of the coalition ... I'm not going to repeat what I've said before about the main pilot of the coalition, but we don't have the feeling that there is a very strong commitment that is there.

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