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Captain vs. Coach

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Captainnoun

A chief or leader.

Coachnoun

A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

Captainnoun

The person lawfully in command of a ship or other vessel.

‘The captain is the last man to leave a sinking ship.’;

Coachnoun

A passenger car, either drawn by a locomotive or part of a multiple unit.

Captainnoun

An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major.

Coachnoun

A trainer or instructor.

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Captainnoun

A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore.

Coachnoun

A single-decked long-distance, or privately hired, bus.

Captainnoun

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.

Coachnoun

(nautical) The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.

Captainnoun

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.

Coachnoun

(chiefly US) The part of a commercial passenger airplane or train reserved for those paying the lower standard fares; the economy section.

‘John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.’;

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Captainnoun

The leader of a group of workers.

‘John Henry said to the captain, "A man ain't nothing but a man."’;

Coachverb

To train.

Captainnoun

A maître d'.

Coachverb

(transitive) To instruct; to train.

‘She has coached many opera stars.’;

Captainnoun

(southern US) An honorific title given to a prominent person. See colonel.

Coachverb

(intransitive) To study under a tutor.

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Captainnoun

(internet) Someone who provides contextual information for a post. Originally a shorthand for 'Captain Obvious'.

Coachverb

(intransitive) To travel in a coach (sometimes coach it).

Captainverb

(intransitive) To act as captain

Coachverb

(transitive) To convey in a coach.

Captainverb

(transitive) To exercise command of a ship, aircraft or sports team.

Coachnoun

A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.

Captainnoun

A head, or chief officer

‘A trainband captain eke was he.’; ‘The Rhodian captain, relying on . . . the lightness of his vessel, passed, in open day, through all the guards.’;

Coachnoun

A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination.

‘Wareham was studying for India with a Wancester coach.’;

Captainnoun

A military leader; a warrior.

‘Foremost captain of his time.’;

Coachnoun

A cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain.

‘The commanders came on board and the council sat in the coach.’;

Captainverb

To act as captain of; to lead.

‘Men who captained or accompanied the exodus from existing forms.’;

Coachnoun

A first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.

Captainadjective

Chief; superior.

‘captain jewes in the carcanet.’;

Coachnoun

One who coaches;

Captainnoun

an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant

Coachverb

To convey in a coach.

Captainnoun

the naval officer in command of a military ship

Coachverb

To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction.

‘I coached him before he got his scholarship.’;

Captainnoun

a policeman in charge of a precinct

Coachverb

To drive or to ride in a coach; - sometimes used with

Captainnoun

an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

Coachnoun

(sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

Captainnoun

the leader of a group of people;

‘a captain of industry’;

Coachnoun

a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)

Captainnoun

the pilot ins charge of an airship

Coachnoun

a railcar where passengers ride

Captainnoun

a diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

Coachnoun

a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

Captainverb

be the captain of a sports team

Coachnoun

a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport;

‘he always rode the bus to work’;

Coachverb

teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports;

‘He is training our Olympic team’; ‘She is coaching the crew’;

Coachverb

drive a coach

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