Meaning of CAPTAIN in English


n. 25B6; noun

the ship's captain : COMMANDER, master; informal skipper.

the team's captain : LEADER, head; informal boss, skipper.

a captain of industry : MAGNATE, tycoon, industrialist; chief, head, leader, principal; informal boss, number one, bigwig, big shot/gun, honcho, top dog; N. Amer. informal kahuna, top banana.

25B6; verb a vessel captained by a cut-throat : COMMAND, run, be in charge of, control, manage, govern; informal skipper.

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