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pi·lot

pilot

 
 
pronunciation:
paI lt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the operator of an aircraft.
The pilot of the plane decided to make an emergency landing because of the weather.
 
synonyms:
aviator
similar words:
flier
definition 2: a person who guides a ship into or out of a harbor, or through otherwise difficult waters.
The captain of the huge freighter needed a pilot to help him dock.
similar words:
captain, master
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pilots, piloting, piloted
definition: to steer or operate.
He piloted the ship through dangerous waters.
synonyms:
fly, steer
similar words:
captain, direct, drive, navigate, operate, sail, work
derivation: pilotless (adj.)
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