Meaning : Captain
Category : Military
Sub Category : Rank
What does CAPT mean or stand for ?
CAPT is the short form for Captain and this is used either as a military rank or also used in the commercial Airline industry to address a Captain of a plane.Its usually followed by a “.” like CAPT. Roger Waltz.
Sea Captains that commandeer vessels on the high seas are also referred to as Captain but seldom acronym-ed to CAPT.
This norm has been used since early world war 1 where ARMY captain were put in charge of platoons on the front lines.