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Meaning of captain

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an officer holding a rank below a major but above a
      2: the naval officer in command of a military ship [syn:
         {captain}, {skipper}]
      3: a policeman in charge of a precinct [syn: {captain}, {police
         captain}, {police chief}]
      4: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship [syn:
         {master}, {captain}, {sea captain}, {skipper}]
      5: the leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
         [syn: {captain}, {chieftain}]
      6: the pilot in charge of an airship [syn: {captain}, {senior
      7: a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and
         the seating of customers [syn: {captain}, {headwaiter},
         {maitre d'hotel}, {maitre d'}]
      v 1: be the captain of a sports team

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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