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Definition 1: an officer in command of a military unit - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for commander in the sense of this definition

(commander is a kind of ...) any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command

"an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"

(... is a kind of commander ) commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council

(... is a kind of commander ) commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe

(... is a kind of commander ) the officer who holds the supreme command

"in the U.S. the president is the commander in chief"

(... is a kind of commander ) (RAF rank) one who is next below a group captain

(commander belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain - [noun denoting person]

(commander is a kind of ...) a commissioned officer in the navy

(commander belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: an officer in the airforce - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for commander in the sense of this definition

(commander is a kind of ...) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

"two men stood sentry duty"

Definition 4: someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others - [noun denoting person]

(commander is a kind of ...) a person who rules or guides or inspires others

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