navigator

noun nav·i·ga·tor \ ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of navigator

: one that navigates or is qualified to navigate

Examples of navigator in a Sentence

  1. The crew includes a copilot and a navigator.

  2. Would you be willing to act as navigator while I drive?

  3. The ship is equipped with a satellite navigator.

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First Known Use of navigator

1574

in the meaning defined above

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NAVIGATOR Defined for English Language Learners

navigator

Definition of navigator for English Language Learners

  • : a person who finds out how to get to a place : a person who navigates a ship, an airplane, etc.

  • : a device (such as a computer) that is used to plan or find the route to a place


NAVIGATOR Defined for Kids

navigator

noun nav·i·ga·tor \ ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər \

Definition of navigator for Students

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


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