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  Definition of officer
  1. 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. 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. a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship''s engines"
  4. a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
  5. direct or command as an officer
Similar Words: military officer, officeholder, ship's officer, policeman, police officer

 

Hyponyms: adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp, army officer, brass hat, chief of staff, commanding officer, commandant, commander, commissioned officer, desk officer, executive officer, inspector general, military adviser, military advisor, naval officer, noncommissioned officer, noncom, warrant officer, probation officer, sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms, master, captain, sea captain, skipper, mate, first mate, privateer, privateersman, purser, sailing master, navigator, steward, supercargo, bobby, bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig, police captain, police chief, constable, police constable, detective, investigator, tec, police detective, gendarme, inspector, motorcycle cop, motorcycle policeman, speed cop, police matron, policewoman, Mountie, shoofly, traffic cop, trooper, state trooper

 

Member Meronyms: police, police force, constabulary, law

 

Derivational Morphology: ship's officer, policeman, police officer, military officer

 

Anagrams: orifice

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: 1. oficer   Chinese: 官员  
Dutch: officier   Finnish: upseeri  
French: officier   German: Offizier  
Hebrew: קצין   Hungarian: rendőr  
Italian: agente   Japanese: 役人  
Korean: 장교   Portuguese: oficial  
Russian: офицер   Serbian: часник  
 
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