U.S. Navy. a commissioned officer ranking between lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant commander.
a person who holds an office, civil or military, in subordination to a superior for whom he or she acts:
If he can’t attend, he will send his lieutenant.
a military officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a captain
a naval officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a lieutenant commander
(US) an officer in a police or fire department ranking immediately junior to a captain
a person who holds an office in subordination to or in place of a superior
(only in A.V. Esther 3:12; 8:9; 9:3; Ezra 8:36), a governor or viceroy of a Persian province having both military and civil power. Correctly rendered in the Revised Version “satrap.”
noun, plural lives [lahyvz] /laɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaptation to environment through changes originating internally. 2. the sum of the distinguishing phenomena of organisms, especially metabolism, growth, reproduction, and adaptation to environment. 3. […]
verb (used with object) 1. to move or bring (something) upward from the ground or other support to a higher position; hoist. 2. to raise or direct upward: He lifted his arm in a gesture of farewell; to lift one’s head. 3. to remove or rescind by an official act, as a ban, curfew, or […]
noun 1. preference, inclination, or favor: to show a liking for privacy. 2. pleasure or taste: much to his liking. 3. the state or feeling of a person who likes. verb (used with object), liked, liking. 1. to take pleasure in; find agreeable or congenial: We all liked the concert. 2. to regard with favor; […]
adjective 1. having a specified number or kind of limbs (often used in combination): a long-limbed dancer. noun 1. a part or member of an animal body distinct from the head and trunk, as a leg, arm, or wing: the lower limbs; artificial limbs. 2. a large or main branch of a tree. 3. a […]