Synonyms of captain in English:

captain

noun

  • 1 the ship's captain
    commander, master
    informal skipper
  • 2 the team captain
    leader, head
    informal boss, skipper
  • 3 a captain of industry
    magnate, tycoon, industrialist; chief, head, leader, principal
    informal boss, number one, bigwig, big shot, big gun, big cheese, big kahuna, honcho, top dog, top banana
  • verb

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  • 1 a vessel captained by a cutthroat
    command, run, be in charge of, control, manage, govern
    informal skipper
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