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Definition of Commander


  1. A chief; one who has supreme authority; a leader; the chief officer of an army, or of any division of it.
  2. An officer who ranks next below a captain, -- ranking with a lieutenant colonel in the army.
  3. The chief officer of a commandery.
  4. A heavy beetle or wooden mallet, used in paving, in sail lofts, etc.
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Commander Translations

commander in Afrikaans is kommandant
commander in Dutch is aanvoerder, commandant
commander in German is Befehlshaber
commander in Hungarian is parancsnok
commander in Latin is dux ducis
commander in Portuguese is comandante