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 officer rank. Commander is also used as a rank or title in other formal organizations, including several police forces. In...
- A commander-in-chief or supreme commander is the person who exercises supreme command and control over armed forces or a military branch. As a technical...
- Lieutenant commander (also hyphenated lieutenant-commander and abbreviated Lt Cdr, LtCdr. or LCDR) is a commissioned officer rank in many navies. The...
- and St Patrick honoured royals, peers, statesmen, and eminent military commanders; The Order of the Bath honoured senior military officers and civil servants;...
- Total Commander (formerly Windows Commander) is an orthodox file manager for Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Mobile/Windows CE and Android, developed...
- The Colt Commander is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun based on the John M. Browning designed M1911. It was...
- Master and Commander is a nautical historical novel by the English author Patrick O'Brian, first published in 1969 in the US and 1970 in the UK. The book...
- Duck Commander is both the brand of a duck call and the name of the company in West Monroe, Louisiana, United States. The company manufactures these calls...
- Wing commander (Wg Cdr in the RAF, the IAF, and the PAF, WGCDR in the RNZAF and RAAF, formerly sometimes W/C in all services) is a senior commissioned...
- Cobra Commander is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero franchise. He is the supreme leader of the terrorist...