commander


commander

noun

Definition of COMMANDER

1
one in official command especially of a military force or base <a surrender of the fort by the commander without a single shot having been fired>
Phrases commander in chief
2
a person in overall command of a ship <the intrepid commander of the HMS Surprise>
Near Antonyms crew, crewman, crewmate

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