HyperDic: sea_captain

English > 1 sense of the expression sea captain:
NOUNperson sea captain, master, captain, skipperan officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
English > sea captain: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship.
Synonymsmaster, captain, skipper
InstancesKidd, William Kidd, Captain KiddScottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused / accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
Broaderofficer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
Spanishcapitana, capitán, patrona, patrón
Catalancapità, capitana, mestre, patró, patrona

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