- A senior naval officer of high rank.
- A high-ranking naval officer in charge of a fleet or naval command.
Middle english: from old french amiral, from arabic amīr-al-"commander of" (the fleet).
- He was appointed as an admiral in the navy.
- She is the first female admiral in the navy.
- The admiral commands the fleet.
- The admiral is responsible for the navy's strategy.
- The admiral is being promoted to the highest rank in the navy.