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Definitions of captain:
  • noun:   a diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
  • noun:   the pilot ins 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
    Example: "A captain of industry"
  • noun:   an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  • verb:   be the captain of a sports team
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #21684)

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See captain used in context: 29 poetry verses, 61 Shakespeare works, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 64 Bible passages, 43 definitions

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