(noun.) a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers.

(noun.) the pilot in charge of an airship.

(noun.) the naval officer in command of a military ship.

(noun.) a policeman in charge of a precinct.

(noun.) an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant.

(noun.) the leader of a group of people; 'a captain of industry'.

(verb.) be the captain of a sports team.

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(n.) A head, or chief officer

(n.) The military officer who commands a company, troop, or battery, or who has the rank entitling him to do so though he may be employed on other service.

(n.) An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.

(n.) By courtesy, an officer actually commanding a vessel, although not having the rank of captain.

(n.) The master or commanding officer of a merchant vessel.

(n.) One in charge of a portion of a ship's company; as, a captain of a top, captain of a gun, etc.

(n.) The foreman of a body of workmen.

(n.) A person having authority over others acting in concert; as, the captain of a boat's crew; the captain of a football team.

(n.) A military leader; a warrior.

(v. t.) To act as captain of; to lead.

(a.) Chief; superior.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Commander, leader, chief, chieftain.[2]. Warrior, military genius.

Editor: Theresa


n. a head or chief officer: the commander of a troop of horse a company of infantry or a ship: the overseer of a mine: the leader of a team or club: the head-boy of a school.—v.t. to lead.—ns. Cap′taincy the rank or commission of a captain; Cap′tain-gen′eral chief commander of an army; Cap′tainship Cap′tainry (obs.) rank or condition of a captain: skill in commanding.

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Unserious Contents or Definition

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.

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