captain

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  • The only one on a ship who has to see is the captain.
  • He was promoted to army captain and to major during this period.
  • He received a captain's commission towards the close of the war.
  • The captain orders the boat directly south towards the African coast at full speed.
  • He is not a good captain, because he begins to fight before he has given his orders.
  • The captain's suggested design was changed only slightly and a crown was added.
  • He was more interested in sports and was co-captain of his high school cricket team.
  • Following orders not to take prisoners, the captain gives the command to back the ship away.
  • The captain's wife takes a gun and goes to shoot her husband.
  • The aged chief and his daughter were taken in the captain's boat to the ship.
  • Police have the last word on the matter, and there is appeal possible, to police captain only.
  • Thompson was awarded the captain's arm-band due to his previous high-level experience.
  • It was his fourth time captaining his club to the county football title.
  • The captain was very pleased with his gift, and always kept it with him.
  • So the captain ordered the boat to surface.
  • He represented India for three more years but never again captained the country.
  • Both were awarded their captain's wings several years later.
  • The captain was then paid an additional half-share of the captain's earning.
  • The captain's report stated that the damage was most likely caused by two mines.
  • By this time he had been promoted acting captain.
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Meaning of captain

  • noun An officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun The naval officer in command of a military ship
  • noun A policeman in charge of a precinct
  • noun The leader of a group of people
    a captain of industry
  • noun The pilot in charge of an airship
  • noun A dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
  • verb Be the captain of a sports team