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English noun: commander

1. commander (person) an officer in command of a military unit


Synonymscommandant, commanding officer


Broader (hypernym)military officer, officer


Narrower (hyponym)commander in chief, generalissimo, SACEUR, SACLANT, Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, wing commander


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. commander (person) someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others


Broader (hypernym)leader

3. commander (person) a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain


Broader (hypernym)commissioned naval officer


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

4. commander (person) an officer in the airforce


Synonymsair force officer


Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman









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