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commander

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of commander

  1. 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 Synonyms of commander captain, commandant, commanding officer Words Related to commander commissioned officer, field officer Phrases commander in chief

  2. 2 a person in overall command of a ship the intrepid commander of the HMS Surprise Synonyms of commander captain, skip, skipperWords Related to commander sea captain; master, pilot; commanding officer; admiral, commodore, vice admiral; mate, officerNear Antonyms of commander crew, crewman, crewmate



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