Synonyms for pilot

Synonyms for (noun) pilot

Synonyms: fender, cowcatcher, pilot, buffer

Definition: an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

Similar words: framework

Definition: a structure supporting or containing something


Synonyms: pilot, pilot burner, pilot light

Definition: small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner

Similar words: gas burner, gas jet

Definition: burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame


Synonyms: original, archetype, pilot

Definition: something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

Usage: this painting is a copy of the original

Similar words: example, model

Definition: a representative form or pattern

Usage: I profited from his example


Synonyms: pilot, pilot film, pilot program

Definition: a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors

Similar words: television program, television show, TV program, TV show

Definition: a program broadcast by television


Synonyms: pilot, airplane pilot

Definition: someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

Similar words: aviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyer

Definition: someone who operates an aircraft


Synonyms: pilot

Definition: a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

Similar words: old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, tar, mariner, Jack, Jack-tar

Definition: a man who serves as a sailor

Synonyms for (verb) pilot

Synonyms: navigate, pilot

Definition: act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance

Usage: Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?; Who was navigating the ship during the accident?

Similar words: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling


Synonyms: fly, aviate, pilot

Definition: operate an airplane

Usage: The pilot flew to Cuba

Similar words: operate, control

Definition: handle and cause to function

Usage: do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol; control the lever