navigator

noun
nav·​i·​ga·​tor | \ ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər How to pronounce navigator (audio) \

Definition of navigator

: one that navigates or is qualified to navigate

Examples of navigator in a Sentence

The crew includes a copilot and a navigator. Would you be willing to act as navigator while I drive? The ship is equipped with a satellite navigator.
Recent Examples on the Web More than a filmmaker, Mr. Rafelson was also a skilled navigator of the rapidly shifting pop-culture and media landscapes of the 1960s. Dennis Lim, BostonGlobe.com, 25 July 2022 More than a filmmaker, Mr. Rafelson was also a skilled navigator of the rapidly shifting pop-culture and media landscapes of the 1960s. New York Times, 24 July 2022 As nonprofits in the city become more collaborative, Kim said COSE has become more of a navigator. Sean Mcdonnell, cleveland, 28 July 2022 If affording treatment is a roadblock, Bridges says your doctor or nurse navigator should be able to refer you to solutions, such as patient care programs that will pay all or some of the drug cost. Sara Lindberg, SELF, 23 Feb. 2022 The explorer and navigator Captain James Cook (1728-1779). CBS News, 3 Feb. 2022 Meanwhile Cara Callahan, a continuity of care patient navigator at the Planned Parenthood league, said in the union’s statement that the vote was a victory for working people. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 8 July 2022 Or, sign up for a paddling and snorkeling excursion through the Ka'aumoana program at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko'olina — led by Native Hawaiian Nakoaokalani Prejean, a former navigator with the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Sunny Fitzgerald, Travel + Leisure, 15 Feb. 2022 As a lead navigator on D-Day, 1st Lt. William McBride was in charge of guiding a group of 18 bombers to their target. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 30 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of navigator

1574, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of navigator was in 1574

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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Navigator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/navigator. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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navigator

noun
nav·​i·​ga·​tor | \ ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər How to pronounce navigator (audio) \

Kids Definition of navigator

: an officer on a ship or aircraft responsible for directing its course

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