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How Do You Spell CAPTAIN?

Correct spelling for the English word "captain" is [k_ˈa_p_t_ɪ_n], [kˈaptɪn], [kˈaptɪn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for CAPTAIN

Below is the list of 302 misspellings for the word "captain".

Similar spelling words for CAPTAIN

Plural form of CAPTAIN is CAPTAINS

Definition of CAPTAIN

  1. Heb. sar ( 1 Samuel 22:2 ; 2 Sam 23:19 ). Rendered "chief," Genesis 40:2 ; 41:9 ; rendered also "prince," Daniel 1:7 ; "ruler," Judges 9:30 ; "governor,' 1 Kings 22:26 . This same Hebrew word denotes a military captain ( Exodus 18:21 ; 2 Kings 1:9 ; Deuteronomy 1:15 ; 1 Samuel 18:13 , etc.), the "captain of the body-guard" ( Genesis 37:36 ; 39:1 ; 41:10 ; Jeremiah 40:1 ), or, as the word may be rendered, "chief of the executioners" (marg.). The officers of the king's body-guard frequently acted as executioners. Nebuzar-adan ( Jeremiah 39:13 ) and Arioch ( Daniel 2:14 ) held this office in Babylon. The "captain of the guard" mentioned in Acts 28:16 was the Praetorian prefect, the commander of the Praetorian troops.

Anagrams of CAPTAIN

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Usage Examples for CAPTAIN

  1. Is that all, Captain West?" - "The Case and The Girl" by Randall Parrish
  2. " Now, Captain Shrapnell, you shall not walk with us, if you swear," said Miss Charity. - "The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. Not a word from my Captain. - "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr." by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. " But I say, Chaffey, I want to see the captain at once. - "Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
  5. It was some time before the captain returned. - "Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood" by George MacDonald

Conjugate verb Captain

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have captained
you would have captained
he/she/it would have captained
we would have captained
they would have captained
I would have captain
you would have captain
he/she/it would have captain
we would have captain
they would have captain

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been captaining
you would have been captaining
he/she/it would have been captaining
we would have been captaining
they would have been captaining

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would captain
you would captain
he/she/it would captain
we would captain
they would captain

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be captaining
you would be captaining
he/she/it would be captaining
we would be captaining
they would be captaining

FUTURE

I will captain
you will captain
he/she/it will captain
we will captain
they will captain

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be captaining
you will be captaining
he/she/it will be captaining
we will be captaining
they will be captaining

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have captained
you will have captained
he/she/it will have captained
we will have captained
they will have captained

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been captaining
you will have been captaining
he/she/it will have been captaining
we will have been captaining
they will have been captaining

IMPERATIVE

you captain
we let´s captain

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to captain

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was captaining
you were captaining
he/she/it was captaining
we were captaining
they were captaining

PAST PARTICIPLE

captained

PAST PERFECT

I had captained
you had captained
he/she/it had captained
we had captained
they had captained

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been captaining
you had been captaining
he/she/it had been captaining
we had been captaining
they had been captaining

PRESENT

I captain
you captain
he/she/it captains
we captain
they captain

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am captaining
you are captaining
he/she/it is captaining
we are captaining
they are captaining

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

captaining

PRESENT PERFECT

I have captained
you have captained
he/she/it has captained
we have captained
they have captained

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been captaining
you have been captaining
he/she/it has been captaining
we have been captaining
they have been captaining

PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it captain

SIMPLE PAST

I captained
you captained
he/she/it captained
we captained
they captained
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