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captain (Also captainess, captains, captained, captaining) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to captain

female_monarch

  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    queen; queen regnant.

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vinegar_joe_stilwell

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Joseph Warren Stilwell; Stilwell; Uncle Joe.

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paul_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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j._e._johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Johnston; Joseph Eggleston Johnston.

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afspc

  • noun a command of the United States Air Force that is responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations
    Air Force Space Command.

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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powhatan

  • noun Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)
    Wahunsonacock.
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia

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communist

  • noun a member of the communist party
  • noun a socialist who advocates communism
    commie.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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mugwump

  • noun someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    independent; fencesitter.

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robert_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Baron Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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qadhafi

  • noun Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942)
    Qaddafi; Muammar el-Qaddafi; Khadafy; Muammar al-Qaddafi; Gaddafi.

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pied_piper

  • noun a leader who entices people to follow (especially to their doom)
  • noun the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning
    Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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stage_manager

  • noun someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed
    stager.

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first_earl_of_orford

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; Robert Walpole.

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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army_of_the_confederacy

  • noun the southern army during the American Civil War
    Confederate Army.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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supreme

  • adjective satellite final or last in your life or progress
    • the supreme sacrifice
    • the supreme judgment
  • adjective satellite greatest in status or authority or power
    sovereign.
    • a supreme tribunal

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hieronymus_bosch

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Jerom Bos; Bosch.

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engineering_science

  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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artilleryman

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    cannoneer; machine gunner; gunner.

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collaborate

  • verb work together on a common enterprise of project
    join forces; get together; cooperate.
    • The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well
    • We joined forces with another research group
  • verb cooperate as a traitor
    • he collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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activation

  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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crazy_horse

  • noun a chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)
    Tashunca-Uitco.

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cyrus_the_younger

  • noun Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC)
    Cyrus.

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caput

  • noun a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
    • the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula
  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    head.
    • he stuck his head out the window

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govern

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb direct or strongly influence the behavior of
    • His belief in God governs his conduct

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overcomer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    surmounter; subduer.

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shoofly

  • noun an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
  • noun a child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck)

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bruno_of_toul

  • noun German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
    Bruno; Leo IX.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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psychological_operation

  • noun military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
    psyop.

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genteelness

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; gentility.

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exaggerate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; overstate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
  • verb do something to an excessive degree
    overdo.
    • He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups

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ayatollah_ruholla_khomeini

  • noun Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi's regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)
    Ayatollah Khomeini; Ruholla Khomeini; Khomeini.

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braxton_bragg

  • noun Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)
    Bragg.

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prison_guard

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; jailer; turnkey; gaoler.

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den_mother

  • noun someone who plays the role of a den mother
    • he serves as den mother to all the freshmen in this dormitory
    • she's the den mother to new secretaries
  • noun a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts

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military_adviser

  • noun a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
    military advisor.

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caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Julius Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.
  • noun United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
    Sid Caesar; Sidney Caesar.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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rembrandt_harmensz_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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market_place

  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    mart; marketplace; market.
  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    marketplace; market.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace

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floor_leader

  • noun the legislator who organizes his party's strategy

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solicitor_general

  • noun a law officer appointed to assist an attorney general

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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leaders

  • noun the body of people who lead a group
    leadership.
    • the national leadership adopted his plan
  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
    leader.

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corvette

  • noun a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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chiang_kai-shek

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Chung-cheng.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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dish

  • noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • noun a particular item of prepared food
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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field_marshal

  • noun an officer holding the highest rank in the army

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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channelize

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelise.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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militarization

  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    mobilisation; militarisation; mobilization.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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georgi_zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov; Zhukov.

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military_campaign

  • noun several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    campaign.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    William Tecumseh Sherman.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Roger Sherman.

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revolutionize

  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionise.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe
  • verb overthrow by a revolution, of governments

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united_states_marines

  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy
    Marine Corps; US Marine Corps; USMC; United States Marine Corps.

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makataimeshekiakiak

  • noun Sauk leader who in 1832 led Fox and Sauk warriors against the United States (1767-1838)
    Black Hawk.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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remilitarisation

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarization.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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dauphin

  • noun formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne

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admiral

  • noun the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
    full admiral.
  • noun any of several brightly colored butterflies

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saceur

  • noun commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe
    Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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director_of_research

  • noun a supervisor in a research center
    research director.

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brass_hat

  • noun a high-ranking military officer

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proctorship

  • noun the position of proctor

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