Associations to the word «Officer»

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OFFICER, noun. ​One who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.
OFFICER, noun. ​One who holds a public office.
OFFICER, noun. ​An agent or servant imparted with the ability, to some degree, to act on initiative.
OFFICER, noun. ​(colloquial) (military) A commissioned officer.
OFFICER, verb. (transitive) To supply with officers.
OFFICER, verb. (transitive) To command like an officer.
OFFICER FRIENDLY, proper noun. (idiomatic) An officer of the law; I was pulled over by Officer Friendly last night.

Dictionary definition

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".
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".
OFFICER, noun. A member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer".
OFFICER, noun. A person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines".
OFFICER, verb. Direct or command as an officer.

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