Associations to the word «Lieutenant»

Wiktionary

LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) The lowest commissioned officer rank or ranks in many military forces.
LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) (US) In the US Army, Air Force and Marines, second lieutenant is the rank below first lieutenant, which is below captain. Both ranks may be referred to as Lieutenant or as the complete forms of the ranks.
LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) (US) (navy) A naval officer whose rank is above that of ensign in the United States Navy and below that of a lieutenant commander. There are two ranks of lieutenant: lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant.
LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) (US) A commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration whose rank is above that of ensign and below lieutenant commander. There are two ranks of lieutenant: lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant.
LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) (British) A naval officer in the Royal Navy who holds the rank above sub-lieutenant and below lieutenant commander.
LIEUTENANT, noun. (military) (Canada) (Australia) (New Zealand) A naval officer who holds the rank above sub-lieutenant and below lieutenant commander.
LIEUTENANT, noun. A person who executes the plans and directives of another.
LIEUTENANT, adjective. A military grade that is junior to the grade the adjective modifies: lieutenant colonel, lieutenant general, lieutenant commander.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL, noun. An army officer in most countries, ranking below a colonel and above a major. Often the commander of a battalion or the executive officer of a regiment.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL, noun. An officer in the United States Marine Corps or Royal Marines, of equivalent rank to their counterparts in the army.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL, noun. An officer in the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve, or Air National Guard, ranking below colonel and above major. Often the commander of a squadron or the executive officer of a wing.
LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, noun. A naval officer whose rank is higher than a lieutenant and below that of a commander.
LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS, noun. Plural of lieutenant commander
LIEUTENANT GENERAL, noun. A commissioned officer in the British Army or Royal Marines or the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, or United States Air Force, ranked above a major general and below a general.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL, noun. A similar rank in the armed forces of some other countries.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL, noun. Alternative letter-case form of lieutenant general (found when the term is used as a title).
LIEUTENANT GENERALS, noun. Plural of Lieutenant General
LIEUTENANT GENERALS, noun. Plural of lieutenant general
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, noun. (Canada) (government) The representative of the Crown in the provincial legislatures of Canada.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, noun. (US) (government) The next-in-line to the chief executive of a primary political division of the United States of America, such as a state, second to the governor.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS, noun. Plural of lieutenant governor
LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE, noun. A commissioned officer of the United States Navy whose rank is above an ensign's and below a lieutenant, or a corresponding rank in other navies.
LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE, noun. A commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration whose rank is above an ensign and below a lieutenant.

Dictionary definition

LIEUTENANT, noun. A commissioned military officer.
LIEUTENANT, noun. An officer in a police force.
LIEUTENANT, noun. An assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.
LIEUTENANT, noun. An officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade.

Wise words

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