Definitions For Captain


  • A dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
  • The pilot in charge of an airship
  • The naval officer in command of a military ship
  • A policeman in charge of a precinct
  • An officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • The leader of a group of people
  • An officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  • A person who is in charge of a ship or an airplane
  • An officer of high rank in some branches of the military
  • An officer of high rank in a police or fire department
  • To be in charge of (a ship or airplane)
  • To lead (a team)


  • Be the captain of a sports team

Is Captain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Captain is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Captain in a Sentence

  • The captain has turned off the “fasten seat belt” sign.
  • The captain is responsible for everything that happens to his ship in the course of a voyage
  • The ship was captained by John Smith.
  • She captained last year's team.

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