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
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Officer in sign language?

  1. officer

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. Tim Cochrane:

    Goodfriend said. The organization is intended to appeal to a diverse range of applicants, Goodfriend said, from a 25-year-old female sailor in Virginia who wants to own a gym friendly to veterans with PTSD to a 40-year-old officer who wants to join the private sector working in cybersecurity. No matter where you’re coming from or where you want to go, We can find you a civilian mentor in the industry you want to go into who can help get you there.

  2. Maleah Kiara Brown:

    He said, 'You tased me. You tased me. Why?' It was awful. Terrible. I asked the officer why he tased him and he told me to get back.

  3. Michael Davey:

    No officer injured Mr. Gray, caused harm to Mr. Gray, and they are truly saddened by his death.

  4. Brunswick County:

    This video here, there are things I could go over and critique the officer on, it's not racial things, it's not hate things. Certainly some etiquette or verbal judo that could be fixed and improved upon, what's ultimately going to be accomplished, it's not going to make the ticket go away, it's not going to solve anything. It’s only causing more problems.

  5. Abdelhamid Abaaoud:

    I suddenly saw my picture all over the media, but alhamdulillah( thanks be to God), the kuffar( infidels) were blinded by Allah, i was even stopped by an officer who contemplated me so as to compare me to the picture, but he let me go, as he did not see the resemblance.

Images & Illustrations of Officer

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