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?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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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. Russ Rader:

    One theory is that drivers -- these laws are well publicized -- may be trying to conceal what they're doing so they're not spotted by a police officer. So they move the device down below window level, thus taking their eyes off the road.

  2. David Shumock:

    In the year I’ve been here, we’ve never seen a U.S. officer, or received any support from them.

  3. Jeffrey Neslund:

    There's going to be anger and outrage and justifiably so, i think the indictment should come out to explain to the public that the authorities have done the right thing and the officer is charged.

  4. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker:

    It's a bad day for the Mandeville Police Department, we have a wife that's grieving, we have children that are grieving, we have an agency that hasn't lost a police officer in probably over 50 years that is grieving.

  5. Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson:

    Based on a preponderance of evidence available to me and facts revealed by the investigative team, I have decided to terminate Officer Miller's employment with the Arlington police department for exercising poor judgment.

Images & Illustrations of Officer

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