Lieutenant vs. Sergeant

Lieutenant vs. Sergeant — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Lieutenant and Sergeant

Lieutenantnoun

A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above lieutenant junior grade and below lieutenant commander.

Sergeantnoun

A noncommissioned rank in the US Army or Marine Corps that is above corporal and below staff sergeant.

Lieutenantnoun

A first lieutenant.

Sergeantnoun

Any of several ranks of noncommissioned officers in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps

master gunnery sergeant.staff sergeant.

Lieutenantnoun

A second lieutenant.

Sergeantnoun

One who holds any of these ranks or a similar rank in another military organization.

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Lieutenantnoun

One who holds any of these ranks or a similar rank in another military organization.

Sergeantnoun

The rank of police officer next below a captain, lieutenant, or inspector.

Lieutenantnoun

(lĕf-tĕnənt) A commissioned officer in the British and Canadian navies ranking just below a lieutenant commander.

Sergeantnoun

A police officer holding this rank.

Lieutenantnoun

An officer in a police or fire department ranking below a captain.

Sergeantnoun

A sergeant at arms.

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Lieutenantnoun

One who acts in place of or represents a superior; an assistant or deputy

the organized crime figure and his lieutenants.

Sergeantnoun

UK army rank with NATO code OR-6, senior to corporal and junior to warrant officer ranks.

Lieutenantnoun

(military) The lowest commissioned officer rank or ranks in many military forces.

Sergeantnoun

The highest rank of noncommissioned officer in some non-naval military forces and police.

Lieutenantnoun

In the US Army, Air Force and Marines, second lieutenant is the rank below first lieutenant, which is below captain. Both ranks may be referred to as Lieutenant or as the complete forms of the ranks.

Sergeantnoun

A lawyer of the highest rank, equivalent to the doctor of civil law.

Lieutenantnoun

A naval officer whose rank is above that of ensign in the United States Navy and below that of a lieutenant commander. There are two ranks of lieutenant: lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant.

Sergeantnoun

A title sometimes given to the servants of the sovereign.

sergeant surgeon, i.e. a servant, or attendant, surgeon

Lieutenantnoun

A commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration whose rank is above that of ensign and below lieutenant commander. There are two ranks of lieutenant: lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant.

Sergeantnoun

A fish, the cobia.

Lieutenantnoun

A naval officer in the Royal Navy who holds the rank above sub-lieutenant and below lieutenant commander.

Sergeantnoun

any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal

Lieutenantnoun

A naval officer who holds the rank above sub-lieutenant and below lieutenant commander.

Sergeantnoun

a lawman with the rank of sergeant

Lieutenantnoun

A person who executes the plans and directives of another.

Sergeantnoun

an English barrister of the highest rank

Lieutenantnoun

The second-in-command of a group.

Lieutenantadjective

A military grade that is junior to the grade the adjective modifies: lieutenant colonel, lieutenant general, lieutenant commander.

Lieutenantnoun

a commissioned military officer

Lieutenantnoun

an officer in a police force

Lieutenantnoun

an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

Lieutenantnoun

an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade