Synonyms of commander in English:


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1‘he was commander of a special force combating drug trafficking’

leader, head, headman, boss, chief, director, manager, overseer, controller, master
commander-in-chief, C.-in-C., commanding officer, CO, officer, captain
informal boss man, skipper, number one, top dog, kingpin, bigwig, Mr Big, big cheese
British informal gaffer, guv'nor
North American informal numero uno, sachem, big white chief, big wheel, head honcho, honcho, big kahuna, high muckamuck