Definition of Commander. Meaning of Commander. Synonyms of Commander

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Definition of Commander

Commander
Commander Com*mand"er, n. [Cf. F. commandeur. Cf. Commodore, Commender.] 1. A chief; one who has supreme authority; a leader; the chief officer of an army, or of any division of it. A leader and commander to the people. --Is. lv. 4. 2. (Navy) An officer who ranks next below a captain, -- ranking with a lieutenant colonel in the army. 3. The chief officer of a commandery. 4. A heavy beetle or wooden mallet, used in paving, in sail lofts, etc. Commander in chief, the military title of the officer who has supreme command of the land or naval forces or the united forces of a nation or state; a generalissimo. The President is commander in chief of the army and navy of the United States. Syn: See Chief.

Meaning of Commander from wikipedia

- Commander is a common naval and air force officer rank. Commander is also used as a rank or title in other formal organisations, including several police...
- British Empire (GBE) Knight Commander or Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE or DBE) Commander of the Most Excellent Order...
- A commander-in-chief, also called supreme commander, is the person that exercises supreme command and control over an armed forces or a military branch...
- Aero Commander was an aircraft manufacturer formed in 1944. In subsequent years it became a subsidiary of Rockwell International and Gulfstream Aerospace...
- Windsor Castle and Westminster Abbey are customarily inducted as Knights Commander; clergymen appointed to the higher levels of the Royal Victorian Order...
- Knight Grand Cross (GCB) or Dame Grand Cross (GCB) Knight Commander (KCB) or Dame Commander (DCB) Companion (CB) Members belong to either the Civil or...
- Commander (Italian: Commendatore, French: Commandeur, German: Komtur, Spanish: Comandante, Portuguese: Comendador), or Knight Commander, is a title of...
- The Aero Commander 500 family is a series of light-twin piston-engined and turboprop aircraft originally built by the Aero Design and Engineering Company...
- Cobra Commander is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books, and animated series. He is the supreme leader of...
- Lieutenant commander (LCDR) is a mid-ranking officer rank in the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Public Health Service...
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