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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. commander

    An officer in the royal navy, commanding a ship of war of under twenty guns, a sloop of war, armed ship, or bomb-vessel. He was entitled master and commander, and ranked with a major of the army: now simply termed commander, and ranking with lieutenant-colonel, but junior of that rank. The act of the commander is binding upon the interests of all under him, and he is alone responsible for costs and damages: he may act erroneously, and abandon what might have turned out good prize to himself and crew.--Commander is also the name of a large wooden mallet used specially in the sail and rigging lofts, as anything of metal would injure the ropes or canvas.

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

How to pronounce Commander?

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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

Examples of Commander in a Sentence

  1. Paul Stern:

    Although 70 years have passed, I can still hear the words he said to the German camp commander.

  2. John Kasich:

    I have to tell you that as commander in chief and leader of the free world, you don't get do-overs. You need to be able to get it right the first time.

  3. Masoumeh Ebtekar:

    They made a serious mistake... by taking this terrorist action against Commander Soleimani.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    They want a commander-in-chief that will have a steady hand and have a backbone and will support the troops and has detailed plans on how to keep us safe as it relates to Islamic terrorism.

  5. Steve Bowen:

    Steve Bowen, director and meteorologist at Aons impact forecasting team, said in a news release. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 : HERE ARE THE BIGGEST MOMENTS, FROM POLAR VORTEX TO HURRICANE DORIAN The area that was worst hit in the last decade was the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for 44 percent of the total amount of economic losses, according to the report. In 2019 one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satellites - Public Affairs) In 2019, one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. In its report, Aon said intense weather events, bigger populations in the path of disasters and greater supply chain disruption in a globalized economy contributed to the sharp rise in overall economic damage. The runway at Offutt Air Force Base can be seen covered by floodwaters from the Missouri River during flooding in 2019. ( 55th Wing Commander/Facebook) The costliest individual disaster in 2019 was inland flooding, which created losses of $ 82 billion, while tropical cyclones caused economic losses globally around $ 68 billion. In the U.S., floodingspawned by the bomb cyclonein the Midwest caused economic losses of over $ 20 billion, the report noted. 10 DEADLIEST US TORNADOES ON RECORD According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2019 was the second-hottest year in the agencys 140-year climate record, just behind 2016. The agency also noted that the worlds five warmest years have all occurred since 2015, with nine of the 10 warmest years occurring since 2005. Scientific research indicates that climate change will continue to affect all types of weather phenomena and subsequently impact increasingly urbanized areas.

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