captain

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captain

noun

Definition of CAPTAIN

1
a person in overall command of a ship <the captain is responsible for everything that happens to his ship in the course of a voyage>
Near Antonyms crew, crewman, crewmate
2
one in official command especially of a military force or base <the captain of the largest army ever marshaled for battle in this country>
3
the person (as an employer or supervisor) who tells people and especially workers what to do <we only do what the captain tells us to, so it's not our fault when things don't work out>
4
a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field <a fascinating magazine article profiling the captains of the American auto industry>
Synonyms baron, captain, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, lord, mogul, monarch, Napoleon, prince, tycoon

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