Definition of Officer. Meaning of Officer. Synonyms of Officer

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Definition of Officer

Officer
Officer Of"fi*cer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Officered; p. pr. & vb. n. Officering.] 1. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over. --Marshall. 2. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
Officer
Officer Of"fi*cer, n. [F. officier. See Office, and cf. Official, n.] 1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer. ``I am an officer of state.' --Shak. 2. (U. S. Mil.) Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer. Field officer, General officer, etc. See under Field, General. etc. Officer of the day (Mil.), the officer who, on a given day, has charge for that day of the quard, prisoners, and police of the post or camp. Officer of the deck, or Officer of the watch (Naut.), the officer temporarily in charge on the deck of a vessel, esp. a war vessel.

Meaning of Officer from wikipedia

- enforcement officer Police officer Security officer Officer (armed forces) Commanding officer Petty officer Chief Medical Officer Foreign Service Officer, a diplomatic...
- sense, the term "officer" refers to commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and warrant officers. However, when used without further detail, the...
- A chief executive officer (CEO), chief administrator, or just chief executive (CE), is one of a number of corporate executives in charge of managing an...
- An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American romantic drama film starring Richard Gere, Debra Winger, and Louis Gossett Jr., who won the Academy Award...
- Warrant officer (WO) is a rank or category of ranks in the armed forces of many countries. Depending on the country, service, or historical context, warrant...
- officer is an officer of high rank in the armies, and in some nations' air forces, space forces, or marines. In some usages the term "general officer"...
- Junior officer, company officer or company grade officer refers to the lowest operational commissioned officer category of ranks in a military or paramilitary...
- The commanding officer (CO) or sometimes, if the in****bent is a general officer, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit...
- A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not earned a commission. Non-commissioned officers usually obtain their position of authority...
- A police officer, also known as a policeman/policewoman, is a warranted law employee of a police force. In most countries, "police officer" is a generic...