What does Commander mean?

Definitions for Commander
kəˈmæn dər, -ˈmɑn-Com·man·der

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Commander.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding officer, commandant, commander(noun)

    an officer in command of a military unit

  2. commander(noun)

    someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

  3. commander(noun)

    a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain

  4. air force officer, commander(noun)

    an officer in the airforce

Wiktionary

  1. commander(Noun)

    One who exercises control and direction of a military or naval organization.

  2. commander(Noun)

    A naval officer whose rank is above that of a lieutenant commander and below that of captain.

  3. commander(Noun)

    One who exercises control and direction over a group of persons.

  4. commander(Noun)

    A designation or rank in certain non-military organizations such as NASA and various police forces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commander(noun)

    a chief; one who has supreme authority; a leader; the chief officer of an army, or of any division of it

  2. Commander(noun)

    an officer who ranks next below a captain, -- ranking with a lieutenant colonel in the army

  3. Commander(noun)

    the chief officer of a commandery

  4. Commander(noun)

    a heavy beetle or wooden mallet, used in paving, in sail lofts, etc

Freebase

  1. Commander

    Commander is a naval rank which is also sometimes used as a military title depending on the individual customs of a given military service. Commander is also used as a rank or title in some organizations outside of the armed forces, particularly in police and law enforcement.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. commander

    See concept of operations.

  2. commander

    An information requirement identified by the commander as being critical to facilitating timely decision-making. The two key elements are friendly force information requirements and priority intelligence requirements. Also called CCIR. See also information; information requirements; intelligence; priority intelligence requirement.

  3. commander

    In the context of the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System level 1 planning detail for contingency planning, a developed course of action. The product for this level can be a course of action briefing, command directive, commander

  4. commander

    A process of reasoning by which a commander considers all the circumstances affecting the military situation and arrives at a decision as to a course of action to be taken to accomplish the mission. A commander

  5. commander

    A concise expression of the purpose of the operation and the desired end state. It may also include the commander

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Commander' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4545

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Commander' in Nouns Frequency: #1609

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Commander in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Commander in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donato Laino:

    He was annoying as a commander.

  2. Victor Flores:

    You can see the Commander's simpler, human side.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    She's disqualified from being commander-in-chief.

  4. Jim Webb:

    This kind of rhetoric from people who want to be commander in chief is not helpful.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Donald Trump continues to show hourly that he is ill-prepared to be commander in chief.

Images & Illustrations of Commander

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