Found 3 items, similar to Captain.
English → Indonesian
kapten, nakhoda, pemimpin regu
English → English
n 1: an officer holding a rank below a major but above a
2: the naval officer in command of a military ship [syn: skipper
3: a policeman in charge of a precinct [syn: police captain
4: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship [syn:
, sea captain
5: the leader of a group of people; “a captain of industry”
6: the pilot ins charge of an airship [syn: senior pilot
7: a diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and
the seating of customers [syn: headwaiter
, maitre d'hotel
, maitre d'
v : be the captain of a sports team
English → English
(k[a^]p"t[i^]n), n. [OE. capitain, captain,
OF. capitain, F. capitaine (cf. Sp. capitan, It. capitano),
LL. capitaneus, capitanus, fr. L. caput the head. See under
, and cf. Chieftain
1. A head, or chief officer; as:
(a) 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.
(b) An officer in the United States navy, next above a
commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a
colonel in the army.
(c) By courtesy, an officer actually commanding a vessel,
although not having the rank of captain.
(d) The master or commanding officer of a merchant vessel.
(e) One in charge of a portion of a ship's company; as, a
captain of a top, captain of a gun, etc.
(f) The foreman of a body of workmen.
(g) A person having authority over others acting in
concert; as, the captain of a boat's crew; the captain
of a football team.
A trainband captain eke was he. --Cowper.
The Rhodian captain, relying on . . . the
lightness of his vessel, passed, in open day,
through all the guards. --Arbuthnot.
2. A military leader; a warrior.
Foremost captain of his time. --Tennyson.
(a) The commander in chief of an army or armies, or of the
(b) The Spanish governor of Cuba and its dependent
, a lieutenant with the rank and duties
of captain but with a lieutenant's pay, -- as in the first
company of an English regiment.
, v. t.
To act as captain of; to lead. [R.]
Men who captained or accompanied the exodus from
existing forms. --Lowell.
Chief; superior. [R.]
captain jewes in the carcanet. --Shak.