What does Officer mean?

Definitions for Officer
ˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə-Of·fi·cer

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Officer.

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.

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

  2. officer(Noun)

    One who holds a public office.

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

  3. officer(Noun)

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

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

  4. officer(Noun)

    A simple contraction of the term "commissioned officer."

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

  5. officer(Verb)

    To supply with officers.

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

  6. officer(Verb)

    To command like an officer.

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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. officer

    A person having some command. A term applied both in the royal and mercantile navies to any one of a ship's company who ranks above the fore-mast men.

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

How to pronounce Officer?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Officer in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Officer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Officer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Officer in a Sentence

  1. Chief James Craig:

    Our officer out of the academy just six months performed in an outstanding manner.

  2. Syrian President Bashar Assad:

    And now the main founder of the White Helmets has been killed, he was an officer and he had worked his whole life with NATO in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq, and Lebanon.

  3. Spencer Brown:

    College campuses for a long time have gotten away with being indoctrination places for leftists, the diversity officer’s email conditioned people to react negatively to opposing ideas.

  4. Roy Jones:

    You show the officer respect.

  5. Tim Kaine:

    The racist photo from Governor Northam's 1984 yearbook is horrible. This causes pain in a state and a country where centuries of racism have already left an open wound, i hope the Governor — whose career as an Army officer, pediatrician and public official has always manifested a commitment to justice and equality for all — now takes the time to listen to those he has hurt and reflect on how to move forward.

Images & Illustrations of Officer

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