A person having authority over others acting in concert; as, the captain of a boat's crew; the captain of a football team.
A military leader; a warrior.
The free holder leader of a Company. Captains wear two diadems on their coronet, and are addressed as "milord/lady Captain".
The person who operates the boat and is responsible for the safety of the guests, crew, and the boat.
the leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
be the captain of a sports team
a military man
a team's communicator, a critic, a counselor, and a conscience all rolled into one
The on-field player considered an extension of the coach and a team leader; he is allowed greater freedom in talking to the referee.
When chouette play begins each participant tosses one die and the player with the highest roll becomes the "box" while the player with the second highest roll is known as the "captain" and must roll the dice and make the moves for the team. In some chouettes, the players of the team can consult with the captain and suggest moves. However, the captain always has the final say.
Leader of a Carnival organization
The player in charge of a team during a match.
a leader of a sports team or side
In a Chouette, the player who represents the interests of all the contestants who are playing against the man in the box. The Captain typically rolls the dice and makes all final decisions regarding checker play and gains the opportunity of being the box by winning the game.
the player who leads the team on the pitch.
Refers to a player that jump in game and have a duel against another one to decide who will pick first.
One player who has been designated by the coach to be the one person who can communicate with the referee, while on the field. While FIFA doesn't give captains an official designation, youth soccer can utilize two or three captains. A captain is designated with a distinctive arm band.
The Captain is a player, exclusive of a goalkeeper, who is selected or named by the team, to represent the team with the Officials in accordance with the rules. Wherever the word "Captain" appears in the rule book, it defines those players who have been designated as Captain or Alternate Captain on the Official Game Sheet.
In a chouette, the leader of the team playing against the box.
the player designated to lead a cricket side, making all strategic and tactical decision for his side within the game. v.i. to act as a captain. v.t. to act as the captain of a side.
In ice hockey each team has a designated captain, who wears a "C" on his jersey.
The team captain of a football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game. The team captain is usually identified by the wearing of an armband.
The captain of a cricket team is a player who, during the course of a match, has several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of a regular player. As in other sports, the captain is usually an experienced cricketer with good communication skills, who is likely to be one of the most regular members of the team; indeed the captain often has a say in team selection. Before the game the captains toss for innings.
In team sports, a captain is an honorary title given to the member of the team primarily responsible for strategy and teamwork while the game is in progress on the field. This role has been particularly important during eras and situations in which coaches have been precluded by the rules from interacting with players on the field, or coaching from the sidelines, while the game is in progress. Depending on the sport, team captains may be given the responsibility of interacting with game officials regarding application and interpretation of the rules.