Also see definition of "lieutenant" in Bible Study Dictionaries
Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: L- L. La Lb Lc Ld Le Lf Lg Lh Li Lj Ll Lm Lo Lp Lr Ls Lt Lu Lv Lw Lx Ly
lier | lierne rib | lietuva | lieu | lieutenancy | lieutenant | lieutenant colonel | lieutenant commander | lieutenant general | lieutenant governor | lieutenant jg

lieutenant

RELATED WORDS :


 : 
Noun
 : 
lieu=ten=ant

CIDE DICTIONARY

lieutenantn. [F., fr. lieu place + tenant holding, p. pr. of tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Lieu, and Tenant, and cf. Locum tenens.].
  •  An officer who supplies the place of a superior in his absence; a representative of, or substitute for, another in the performance of any duty.  [1913 Webster]
    "The lawful magistrate, who is the vicegerent or lieutenant of God."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A commissioned officer in the army, next below a captain.  [1913 Webster]
    " Lieutenant is often used, either adjectively or in hyphened compounds, to denote an officer, in rank next below another, especially when the duties of the higher officer may devolve upon the lower one; as, lieutenant general, or lieutenant-general; lieutenant colonel, or lieutenant-colonel; lieutenant governor, etc."  [1913 Webster]
Deputy lieutenant, the title of any one of the deputies or assistants of the lord lieutenant of a county. [Eng.] -- Lieutenant colonel, an army officer next in rank above major, and below colonel. -- Lieutenant commander, an officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a commander and next above a lieutenant. -- Lieutenant general. See in Vocabulary. -- Lieutenant governor. (a) An officer of a State, being next in rank to the governor, and in case of the death or resignation of the latter, himself acting as governor. [U. S.] (b) A deputy governor acting as the chief civil officer of one of several colonies under a governor general. [Eng.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lieutenant, n.
1 a deputy or substitute acting for a superior.
2 a an army officer next in rank below captain. b a naval officer next in rank below lieutenant commander.
3 US a police officer next in rank below captain.

Idiom
lieutenant colonel (or commander or general) officers ranking next below colonel, commander, or general. lieutenant-governor the acting or deputy governor of a State, province, etc., under a governor or Governor-General. Lieutenant of the Tower the acting commandant of the Tower of London.
Derivative
lieutenancy n. (pl. -ies).
Etymology
ME f. OF (as LIEU, TENANT)

THESAURUS

lieutenant

ADC, CO, G-man, MP, OD, acolyte, adjutant, admiral, advocate, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, assistant, attendant, attorney, auxiliary, backup, backup man, bailiff, beadle, beagle, best man, bound bailiff, brigadier, brigadier general, captain, catchpole, champion, chicken colonel, chief of police, chief of staff, chief petty officer, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, colonel, commandant, commander, commander in chief, commanding officer, commissioned officer, commissioner, commodore, company officer, constable, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, dummy, ensign, exec, executive officer, exponent, fed, federal, field marshal, field officer, figurehead, first lieutenant, five-star general, fleet admiral, flic, four-star general, gendarme, general, general officer, generalissimo, government man, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, inspector, jemadar, junior officer, lictor, lieutenant colonel, lieutenant commander, lieutenant general, lieutenant junior grade, locum, locum tenens, mace-bearer, major, major general, marechal, marshal, mounted policeman, narc, naval officer, navarch, officer, one-star general, orderly officer, paranymph, paraprofessional, patrolman, peace officer, petty officer, pinch hitter, pleader, police captain, police commissioner, police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant, policeman, policewoman, portreeve, procurator, proxy, rear admiral, reeve, representative, risaldar, roundsman, second, second in command, secondary, senior officer, sergeant, sergeant at arms, servant, shavetail, sheriff, sideman, sirdar, skipper, staff officer, stand-in, subahdar, subaltern, sublieutenant, substitute, superintendent, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, surrogate, the Old Man, the brass, three-star general, tipstaff, tipstaves, top brass, trooper, two-star general, understudy, utility man, vicar, vicar general, vice, vice admiral, vicegerent, warrant officer

ROGET THESAURUS

lieutenant

Master

N master, padrone, lord, lord paramount, commander, commandant, captain, chief, chieftain, sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator, leader, boss, cockarouse, sagamore, werowance, lord of the ascendant, cock of the walk, cock of the roost, gray mare, mistress, potentate, liege, liege lord, suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch, crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder, judge, ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan, grand Turk, caliph, imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno, inca, cazique, voivode, landamman, seyyid, Abuna, cacique, czarowitz, grand seignior, prince, duke, archduke, doge, elector, seignior, marland, margrave, rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam, nawab, empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine, czarevna, czarita, maharani, rani, rectrix, regent, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, hospodar, beglerbeg, three-tailed bashaw, pasha, bashaw, bey, beg, dey, scherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar, nabob, maharajah, burgrave, laird, collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon, the authorities, the powers that be, the government, staff, etat major, aga, official, man in office, person in authority, sircar, sirkar, Sublime Porte, marshal, field marshal, marechal, general, generalissimo, commander in chief, seraskier, hetman, lieutenant general, major general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer, sergeant, sergeant major, color sergeant, corporal, corporal major, lance corporal, acting corporal, drum major, captain general, dizdar, knight marshal, naik, pendragon, mayor, mayoralty, prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic, alcalde, alcaid, burgomaster, corregidor, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve, lord mayor, officer, dewan, fonctionnaire, admiral, admiralty, rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral, commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD, navarch, da locum melioribus, der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats, the prince is the first servant of his state, lord of thy presence and no land beside, master, padrone, lord, lord paramount, commander, commandant, captain, chief, chieftain, sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator, leader, boss, cockarouse, sagamore, werowance, lord of the ascendant, cock of the walk, cock of the roost, gray mare, mistress, potentate, liege, liege lord, suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch, crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder, judge, ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan, grand Turk, caliph, imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno, inca, cazique, voivode, landamman, seyyid, Abuna, cacique, czarowitz, grand seignior, prince, duke, archduke, doge, elector, seignior, marland, margrave, rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam, nawab, empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine, czarevna, czarita, maharani, rani, rectrix, regent, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, hospodar, beglerbeg, three-tailed bashaw, pasha, bashaw, bey, beg, dey, scherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar, nabob, maharajah, burgrave, laird, collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon, the authorities, the powers that be, the government, staff, etat major, aga, official, man in office, person in authority, sircar, sirkar, Sublime Porte, marshal, field marshal, marechal, general, generalissimo, commander in chief, seraskier, hetman, lieutenant general, major general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer, sergeant, sergeant major, color sergeant, corporal, corporal major, lance corporal, acting corporal, drum major, captain general, dizdar, knight marshal, naik, pendragon, mayor, mayoralty, prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic, alcalde, alcaid, burgomaster, corregidor, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve, lord mayor, officer, dewan, fonctionnaire, admiral, admiralty, rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral, commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD, navarch, da locum melioribus, der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats, the prince is the first servant of his state, lord of thy presence and no land beside.

Deputy

N deputy, substitute, vice, proxy, locum tenens, badli, delegate, representative, next friend, surrogate, secondary, regent, viceregent, vizier, minister, vicar, premier, chancellor, prefect, provost, warden, lieutenant, archon, consul, proconsul, viceroy, commissioner, Tsung-li Yamen, Wai Wu Pu, plenipotentiary, alter ego, team, eight, eleven, champion, acting, vice, vice regal, accredited to, in behalf of.


Also see definition of "lieutenant" in Bible Study Dictionaries
For further exploring for "lieutenant" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #17: Navigate the Study Dictionary using word-wheel index or search box. [ALL]
created in 0.21 seconds
powered by bible.org