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Definition 1: in earlier times, a person who explored by ship - [noun denoting person]

(navigator is a kind of ...) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

(... is a kind of navigator ) Spanish explorer who accompanied Columbus on his second trip in 1493; in 1513 he discovered Florida while searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth (1460-1521)

(... is an instance of navigator) English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)

(... is an instance of navigator) American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)

(... is an instance of navigator) English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)

(... is an instance of navigator) Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521)

(... is an instance of navigator) Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)

(... is an instance of navigator) English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)

(... is an instance of navigator) Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485-1528)

(... is an instance of navigator) English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)

(... is an instance of navigator) English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)

(... is an instance of navigator) Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)

(... is an instance of navigator) Spanish explorer who in 1513 crossed the Isthmus of Darien and became the first European to see the eastern shores of the Pacific Ocean (1475-1519)

(... is an instance of navigator) Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)

(... is an instance of navigator) Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)

(... is an instance of navigator) French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)

(... is an instance of navigator) Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)

(... is an instance of navigator) English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

(... is an instance of navigator) Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)

(... is an instance of navigator) English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)

(... is an instance of navigator) Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; America was named in his honor (1454-1512)

Definition 2: the member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft's course - [noun denoting person]

(navigator is a kind of ...) a member of an aircrew

(... is a kind of navigator ) the navigator of a spacecraft

Definition 3: the ship's officer in charge of navigation - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for navigator in the sense of this definition

(navigator is a kind of ...) a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel

"he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"

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