Meaning of CAPTAIN in English
(~s, ~ing, ~ed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
In the army, navy, and some other armed forces, a ~ is an officer of middle rank.
...a ~ in the British army...
Are all your weapons in place, Captain?
N-TITLE; N-COUNT; N-VOC
The ~ of a sports team is the player in charge of it.
...Bob Willis, the former England cricket ~.
N-COUNT: oft N of n, n N
The ~ of a ship is the sailor in charge of it.
...the ~ of the aircraft carrier Saratoga.
N-COUNT: oft N of n
The ~ of an aeroplane is the pilot in charge of it.
In the United States and some other countries, a ~ is a police officer or fireman of fairly senior rank.
If you ~ a team or a ship, you are the ~ of it.
...Murdo McLeod, who ~ed Hibernian’s League-Cup-winning team in 1991...
VERB: V n
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