Synonyms for (noun) captain

Synonyms: captain, headwaiter, maitre d', maitre d'hotel

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

Similar words: dining-room attendant, restaurant attendant

Definition: someone employed to provide service in a dining room


Synonyms: senior pilot, captain

Definition: the pilot in charge of an airship

Similar words: pilot, airplane pilot

Definition: someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight


Synonyms: captain, skipper

Definition: the naval officer in command of a military ship

Similar words: commissioned naval officer

Definition: a commissioned officer in the navy


Synonyms: captain, police captain, police chief

Definition: a policeman in charge of a precinct

Similar words: police officer, policeman, officer

Definition: a member of a police force

Usage: it was an accident, officer


Synonyms: captain

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

Similar words: commissioned military officer

Definition: a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps


Synonyms: captain, chieftain

Definition: the leader of a group of people

Usage: a captain of industry

Similar words: leader

Definition: a person who rules or guides or inspires others


Synonyms: master, sea captain, skipper, captain

Definition: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

Similar words: officer, ship's officer

Definition: a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel

Usage: he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines

Synonyms for (verb) captain

Synonyms: captain

Definition: be the captain of a sports team

Similar words: head, lead

Definition: be in charge of

Usage: Who is heading this project?