captain

(redirected from Captain rank)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for captain

Synonyms for captain

to have authoritative charge of

Synonyms

Synonyms for captain

an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant

a policeman in charge of a precinct

an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

the leader of a group of people

Synonyms

Related Words

the pilot in charge of an airship

a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

be the captain of a sports team

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
An explosive charge, planted on the roadside west of Ramadi, was blown off, while trying to dismantle it, killing an officer, with captain rank and wounding 3 policemen," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Mosul / NINA /--Five gunmen killed and police officer captain rank wounded as well as an army soldier wounded in armed clashes that broke out south and east of Mosul today.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: A police officer, with a captain rank, has been killed in an explosive charge blast in his car southwest of Kirkuk city on Sunday, an office in Kirkuk's al-Miqdad Police Center said.
An IED, planted on the highway leading to the Central Celebrations Square in Tikrit, had blown up against police patrols, participating in the Iraqi Police Day celebrations on Saturday, wounding three policemen, among them an officer with a captain rank," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: An Iraqi police officer with captain rank has been assassinated by a group of armed men, who shot him with silencer-pistols west of Baghdad on Saturday, a Baghdad security source said.
The Australia captain ranks Pietersen, who made his Test debut in last year's Ashes series and compiled 473 runs at an average of 52.
GEREMI is determined to be the man to lift Newcastle's first significant silverware in almost 40 years after admitting his appointment as the club's captain ranks alongside the greatest achievements in his career.
The Cameroon international said his appointment as the club's captain ranks alongside the greatest achievements in his career.