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  Definition of captain
  1. a diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
  2. the pilot ins charge of an airship
  3. the naval officer in command of a military ship
  4. a policeman in charge of a precinct
  5. an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  6. the leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
  7. an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  8. be the captain of a sports team
Similar Words: headwaiter, maitre d'hotel, maitre d', senior pilot, skipper, police captain, police chief, chieftain, master, sea captain

 

Hyponyms: group captain, flag captain, Chief Constable, Beria, Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, Kidd, William Kidd, Captain Kidd

 

Derivational Morphology: skipper, chieftain

 

 
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