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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. captain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. captain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. captain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. captain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. captain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. captain, captain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Captain, captain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. captain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Captain, captain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. captain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. captain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. captain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Captain, captain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. captain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Captain, captain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. captain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Captain (Australian Army), Captain (Australian rules football), Captain (British Army), Captain (British Army and Royal Marines), Captain (C.S.A.), Captain (Canadian army and air force), Captain (Canadian naval rank), Captain (Confederate Army), Captain (Naval), Captain (Navy), Captain (O-3), Captain (OF-2), Captain (Royal Australian Navy), Captain (Royal Navy), Captain (Star Trek), Captain (U.S. Air Force), Captain (U.S. Marine Corps), Captain (U.S. Navy), Captain (USPHCC), Captain (US Army), Captain (US Navy), Captain (United States), Captain (United States O-3), Captain (United States O-6), Captain (aeronautical), Captain (airlines), Captain (album), Captain (armed forces), Captain (army), Captain (association football), Captain (band), Captain (baseball), Captain (civil aviation), Captain (comics), Captain (cricket), Captain (disambiguation), Captain (hockey), Captain (ice hockey), Captain (land), Captain (land and air), Captain (manga), Captain (nautical), Captain (naval), Captain (naval rank), Captain (navy), Captain (rank), Captain (sport), Captain (sports), Captain, The Captain (Biffy Clyro song), The Captain (Kasey Chambers song), The Captain (album), The Captain (machine), The Captain (magazine), The Captain (play), The Captain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Captain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. captain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. captain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. captain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. captain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Captain: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. Captain: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. captain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. captain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. captain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Captain, captain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. captain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. captain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  31. Captain (D), Captain (NOAA), Captain (BARM): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. CAPTAIN: Band Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. captain: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. captain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. CAPTAIN: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Captain: baby names list [home, info]
  3. CAPTAIN, CAPTAIN, CAPTAIN: Terminology and Descriptions of Geneaological Words [home, info]
  4. CAPTAIN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  5. CAPTAIN: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  6. captain: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Captain: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Captain: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The Captain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Captain: Backgammon [home, info]
  2. captain: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  3. Captain: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
  4. Captain: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. captain: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

(Note: See captainship for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (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 ("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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Phrases that include captain:   captain james cook, captain crunch, cook captain james, fleet captain, captain ahab, more...

Words similar to captain:   captaincy, captained, captaining, captainship, chieftain, master, skipper, head waiter, maitre d'hotel, police captain, police chief, sea captain, senior pilot, more...

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