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captain  

EN[ˈkæp.tɪn]
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Fcapitaine WCapitaine
EN Captain

    Definition of captain in English Dictionary

  • NomPLcaptainsSUF-ain
    1. A chief or leader.
      1. The person lawfully in command of a ship or other vessel.
        1. The captain is the last man to leave a sinking ship. ‎
      2. An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major.
        1. A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore.
          1. A commissioned officer in the United States Navy, Coast Guard, NOAA Corps, or PHS Corps of a grade superior to a commander and junior to a rear admiral (lower half). A captain is equal in grade or rank to an Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force colonel.
            1. One of the athletes on a sports team who designated to make decisions, and is allowed to speak for his team with a referee or official.
              1. The leader of a group of workers.
                1. John Henry said to the captain, "A man ain't nothing but a man." ‎
              2. A maître d'.
                1. (Southern US) An honorific title given to a prominent person. See colonel.
                2. VerbeSGcaptainsPRcaptainingPT, PPcaptained
                  1. VI To act as captain.
                    1. VT To exercise command of a ship, aircraft or sports team.
                    2. Plus d'exemples
                      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                        • ember 2009, The Sun - Captain Crunch compares 'greener' light bulbs
                        • When the captain offered a free round of grog to the crew, every man Jack of them lined up for a cupful.
                        • The episode is also a love story between Captain Cook and his beloved sea: the adventures of Mars through Neptune's kingdom of Pisces.
                      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                        • Captains do so dandle their doings, and dally in the service, as if they would not have the enemy subdued. – Edmund Spenser
                        • Captain Camara reacted angrily to these statements, telling reporters Monday that “Guinea is not a subprefecture, is not a neighborhood in France.”
                        • Captain Simon Katich (35 off 26) swiped three legside sixes to keep the scoreboard ticking along until he was dismissed right at the halfway point of the innings to leave NSW at 5-67.
                      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                        • The talented 22-year-old is one of six players named to lead last year's wooden spooners, the group to be headed by James McDonald who had already been confirmed as the club's new captain.
                        • 1954, JRR Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, Vol 3[1], Houghton Mifflin Co., page 164 : But the victory did little to enhearten the captains.
                    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                      1. Noms
                        • Noms Dénombrable
                        • Verbes
                          • Verbes intransitifs
                            • Verbes transitifs
                          Liens Connexes:
                          1. en captains
                          2. en captaine
                          3. en captainry
                          4. en captained
                          5. en captainly
                          Source: Wiktionnaire

                          Meaning of captain for the defined word.

                          Grammaticalement, ce mot "captain" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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