HyperDic: lieutenant

English > 4 senses of the word lieutenant:
NOUNperson lieutenanta commissioned military officer
person lieutenant, police lieutenantan officer in a police force
person lieutenant, deputyan assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
person lieutenantan officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard
lieutenant > pronunciation
Soundsluwteh'nahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > lieutenant: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA commissioned military officer.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerfirst lieutenant, 1st lieutenantA commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a 2nd lieutenant and below a captain
second lieutenant, 2nd lieutenantA commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest rank
sublieutenantAn officer ranking next below a lieutenant
Broadercommissioned military officerA commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
Spanishteniente
Catalantinent
Nounslieutenancythe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
English > lieutenant: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn officer in a police force.
Synonympolice lieutenant
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishteniente de policía, teniente
Nounslieutenancythe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
English > lieutenant: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.
Synonymdeputy
Narrowersecond-in-commandsomeone who relieves a commander
vicar-general(Roman Catholic Church) an administrative deputy who assists a bishop
vice-regentA regent's deputy
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishlugarteniente
Catalanlloctinent
Nounslieutenancythe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
English > lieutenant: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAn officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broadercommissioned naval officerA commissioned officer in the navy
Spanishteniente
Catalantinent
Nounslieutenancythe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant

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