Associations to the word «Ensign»


ENSIGN, noun. A badge of office, rank, or power.
ENSIGN, noun. The lowest grade of commissioned officer in the United States Navy, junior to a lieutenant junior grade.
ENSIGN, noun. A flag or banner carried by military units. See standard, color, colour.
ENSIGN, noun. (nautical) The principal flag or banner flown by a ship to indicate nationality.
ENSIGN, noun. A junior commissioned officer in the 18th and 19th Centuries whose duty was to carry the unit's ensign.
ENSIGN, noun. A prominent flag or banner.
ENSIGN, verb. (obsolete) To designate as by an ensign.
ENSIGN, verb. To distinguish by a mark or ornament
ENSIGN, verb. (heraldry) To distinguish by an ornament, especially by a crown.
ENSIGN, proper noun. A surname​.
ENSIGN, proper noun. A hamlet in Alberta, Canada
ENSIGN, proper noun. A city in Kansas
ENSIGN, proper noun. (Mormonism) The official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Dictionary definition

ENSIGN, noun. A person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant junior grade.
ENSIGN, noun. An emblem flown as a symbol of nationality.
ENSIGN, noun. Colors flown by a ship to show its nationality.

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Friedrich Nietzsche