Definitions for officerˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military officer, officer(noun)

    any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command

    "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"

  2. officeholder, officer(noun)

    someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust

    "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"

  3. policeman, police officer, officer(noun)

    a member of a police force

    "it was an accident, officer"

  4. officer, ship's officer(verb)

    a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel

    "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"

  5. officer(verb)

    direct or command as an officer

Wiktionary

  1. officer(Noun)

    One who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.

  2. officer(Noun)

    One who holds a public office.

  3. officer(Noun)

    An agent or servant imparted with the ability, to some degree, to act on initiative.

  4. officer(Noun)

    A simple contraction of the term "commissioned officer."

  5. officer(Verb)

    To supply with officers.

  6. officer(Verb)

    To command like an officer.

  7. Origin: From officer, officier, from officiarius, from officium + -arius.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'officer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1150

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'officer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #975

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'officer' in Nouns Frequency: #210


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