Cocaptain vs. Captain - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Cocaptain (noun)

    joint captain

  • Cocaptain (verb)

    To serve as joint captain(s) of.

    "The two boys cocaptained the sports team."

  • Captain (noun)

    A chief or leader.

  • Captain (noun)

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

    "The captain is the last man to leave a sinking ship."

  • Captain (noun)

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

  • Captain (noun)

    A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore.

  • Captain (noun)

    A commissioned officer in the Coast Guard, NOAA Corps, or PHS Corps of a grade superior to a Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force colonel.

  • Captain (noun)

    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.

  • Captain (noun)

    The leader of a group of workers.

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

  • Captain (noun)

    A maître d'.

  • Captain (noun)

    An honorific title given to a prominent person. See colonel.

  • Captain (noun)

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

  • Captain (verb)

    To act as captain

  • Captain (verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  • Captain (noun)

    A head, or chief officer

  • Captain (noun)

    A military leader; a warrior.

  • Captain

    To act as captain of; to lead.

  • Captain (adjective)

    Chief; superior.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Captain (noun)

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

  • Captain (noun)

    the naval officer in command of a military ship

  • Captain (noun)

    a policeman in charge of a precinct

  • Captain (noun)

    an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

  • Captain (noun)

    the leader of a group of people;

    "a captain of industry"

  • Captain (noun)

    the pilot ins charge of an airship

  • Captain (noun)

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

  • Captain (verb)

    be the captain of a sports team

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