1. [ noun ] (nautical,work) the ship's officer in charge of navigation
Synonyms: sailing_master
Related terms: officer navigate
2. [ noun ] (nautical,geography) in earlier times, a person who explored by ship
Related terms: explorer Verrazano cabot Vespucci balboa drake gilbert cartier captain_cook da_gamma davis bartholomeu_dias frobisher behring Magellan gray henry_hudson abel_janszoon_tasman george_vancouver Columbus
3. [ noun ] (military,work) the member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft's course
Related terms: aircrewman astrogator navigate
Similar spelling:   navigate