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Verb
/ˈkaptən/,
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captains, plural;
  1. Be the captain of (a ship, aircraft, or sports team)

Noun
  1. The person in command of a ship

  2. The pilot in command of a civil aircraft

  3. A naval officer of high rank, in particular (in the US Navy or Coast Guard) an officer ranking above commander and below commodore

  4. An army officer of high rank, in particular (in the US Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force) an officer ranking above first lieutenant and below major

  5. A police officer in charge of a precinct, ranking below a chief
    • - captain of the 20th precinct
  6. The head of a precinct's fire department

  7. The leader of a team, esp. in sports

  8. A powerful or influential person in a particular field
    • - a captain of industry
  9. A political party leader in a local district

  10. A supervisor of waiters or bellboys


  1. an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  2. be the captain of a sports team
  3. the naval officer in command of a military ship
  4. a policeman in charge of a precinct
  5. master: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  6. the leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
  7. Captain is the debut release by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released in January 1998. Although the number of tracks would normally class the release as an EP, Captain is commonly known as a mini-album. Guitarist Rod Jones notes that the album "was a sort of introduction to Idlewild."
  8. The team captain of a football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game. ...
  9. Captain was an English band from London, who formed in early 2005. They performed a range of alternative pop songs, getting their musical influences from groups such as the Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, My Bloody Valentine and The Cure.
  10. Captain is a rank in the Canadian military that is used in the Canadian Army and the Canadian Air Force. The rank insignia of an army and air force captain is two wide bars. The rank insignia of a navy captain is four wide bars. ...
  11. Ship-of-the-Line Captain (French - capitaine de vaisseau; German - Linienschiffskapitän; Italian - capitano di vascello; Spanish - Capitán de Navío; Croatian - Kapetan bojnog broda) is a rank that appears in several navies. ...
  12. The pilot in command (PIC) of an aircraft is the person aboard the aircraft who is ultimately responsible for its operation and safety during flight. ...
  13. A chief or leader; The person lawfully in command of a ship or other vessel; An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major; A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore; A commissioned officer in the United States Navy, Coast Guard, NOAA Corps, ...
  14. (X. captaini) entry in the J. Craig Venter Institute reptiles database
  15. (CAPTAINS) Chief men or leaders of society or of military forces.
  16. What the front person on a tandem (a bicycle built for two) is called.
  17. The person who is in charge of a vessel and legally responsible for it and its occupants.
  18. The leader of each Carnival group or organization.
  19. To dream of seeing a captain of any company, denotes your noblest aspirations will be realized. If a woman dreams that her lover is a captain, she will be much harassed in mind from jealousy and rivalry.
  20. In a chouette, the leader of the team playing against the box. He rolls the dice and makes the final decisions for the team.
  21. The second ranking officer, between the lieutenant and battalion chief. Captains are often in charge of a company or fire station.
  22. The rider of a tandem who is responsible for steering. This is usually the front rider. The captain is usually also responsible for controlling the gears and brakes. See also stoker.
  23. in charge of a ship or a group of soldiers and also term for an overseer
  24. A term of address conventionally demanded of black employees by Southern white bosses. "Captain" frequently appeared in work songs, referring either specifically or generally to the white foreman.
  25. Leader of a section who tries to keep their section out of complete chaos in order to make themselves look good.