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Definition 1: a member of a police force - [noun denoting person]

Samples where officer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was an accident, officer

Synonyms for officer in the sense of this definition

(officer is a kind of ...) an officer of the law

(... is a kind of officer ) a mounted police officer

(... is a kind of officer ) a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic

(... is a kind of officer ) an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen

(... is a kind of officer ) colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

(... is a kind of officer ) a woman policeman

(... is a kind of officer ) a policeman who rides a motorcycle (and who checks the speeds of motorists)

(... is a kind of officer ) a state police officer

(... is a kind of officer ) a high ranking police officer

(... is a kind of officer ) a French policeman

(... is a kind of officer ) a police officer who investigates crimes

(... is a kind of officer ) a police officer of the lowest rank

(... is a kind of officer ) a policeman in charge of a precinct

(... is a kind of officer ) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

(... is a kind of officer ) an informal term for a British policeman

(... is a member of officer) the force of policemen and officers

"the law came looking for him"

Definition 2: someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust - [noun denoting person]

Samples where officer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for officer in the sense of this definition

(officer is a kind of ...) a person who holds something

"they held two hostages" "he holds the trophy" "she holds a United States passport"

(officer is a kind of ...) a worker who holds or is invested with an office

(... is a kind of officer ) the officer of the court who supervises probationers

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands

Definition 3: any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command - [noun denoting person]

Samples where officer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men

Synonyms for officer in the sense of this definition

(officer is a kind of ...) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

"two men stood sentry duty"

(... is a kind of officer ) a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)

(... is a kind of officer ) holds rank by virtue of a warrant

(... is a kind of officer ) a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer in the navy

(... is a kind of officer ) a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation

(... is a kind of officer ) a military officer responsible for investigations

(... is a kind of officer ) the officer second in command

(... is a kind of officer ) a military officer who is not assigned to active duty

(... is a kind of officer ) a military officer holding a commission

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer in command of a military unit

(... is a kind of officer ) the senior officer of a service of the armed forces

(... is a kind of officer ) a high-ranking military officer

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer in the armed forces

"he's a retired army officer"

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

(officer belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 4: a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel - [noun denoting person]

Samples where officer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for officer in the sense of this definition

(officer is a kind of ...) a man who serves as a sailor

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

(... is a kind of officer ) the officer below the master on a commercial ship

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer or crew member of a privateer

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare

(... is a kind of officer ) the ship's officer in charge of navigation

(... is a kind of officer ) the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

(... is a kind of officer ) an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase

Definition 5: direct or command as an officer - [verb of communication]

(officer is a kind of ...) be in command of

"The general commanded a huge army"

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