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Definitions 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.   direct or command as an officer
  4.   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.   a member of a police force it was an accident officer
  6.   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
  7.   Specifically a commissioned officer in distinction from a warrant officer
  8.   To furnish with officers to appoint officers over
  9.   To command as an officer as veterans from old regiments officered the recruits
  10.   A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors or by the manager of a limited liability company to manage the day to day operations of the organization Officers generally hold titles such as President or Treasurer Many states and most corporate bylaws or LLC operating agreements require a corporation or LLC to have a president secretary and treasurer Election of a vice president may be required by state law
  11.   A person authorized to perform a certain public duty
  12.   To furnish with authorized leaders to command as an authorized leader
  13.   One who holds an office a person who performs some public office
  14.   To furnish with officers to command as officers
  15.   One who holds an office
  16.   To furnish with officers
  17.   To command as an officer
  18.   To appoint officers for
  19.   One who holds an office as in an army
  20.   A person commissioned to perform any public duty
  21.   One authorised to perform some public duty one holding a place of authority in the army or navy
  22.   To furnish or supply with officers

Antonyms for officer

civilian.

Quotes of officer

  1. In a time of constrained resources we will have to shift emphasis but not necessarily from the traditional Political Officer to the traditional Economic Officer – Lawrence Eagleburger
  2. I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer – Marc Garneau
  3. There is no reason for anyone in this country anyone except a police officer or a military person to buy to own to have to use a handgun and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution – Michael Gartner
  4. In fact my mom always told me because I was the daughter of an Army officer born overseas in Paris France that under the Constitution she believed that I could never run for president – Karen Hughes
  5. IN trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused – Fritz Kreisler
  6. The steel workers have now buried their dead while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government – John L. Lewis
  7. I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform where she has done very well for herself – James A. Michener
  8. Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record – Pete Rozelle
  9. In Russia we only had two TV channels Channel One was propaganda Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you Turn back at once to Channel One – Yakov Smirnoff
  10. Only the Russian Cultural Officer was interested in my project – Wolfgang Staudte
  11. My father was a diplomatic officer As a diplomat's daughter you have to learn to present yourself very early on – Kathleen Turner
  12. Let me be clear no one is above the law Not a politician not a priest not a criminal not a police officer We are all accountable for our actions – Antonio Villaraigosa
  13. The Onion Field that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer – Joseph Wambaugh

Usage examples for officer

  1. His brother officer stood for a moment looking gravely at the object in question – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. And little more than that can be said of any officer – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  3. One officer said That is a sharp question for me – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  4. It is impossible says the officer – Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag by Louisa M. Alcott
  5. 4 'They're talking sense all right ' said one young officer to another behind Alix ” – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay
  6. He made a sign to the officer to follow his example and to come with him – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  7. “ I don't need anybody's advice the officer cried – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  8. And Why was only one General officer dischargd ” – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  9. English officer I suppose – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  10. The officer smiled as he said Do me any harm – The White Chief of the Caffres by A.W. Drayson
  11. “ I told the officer that – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  12. The Duke of Hereward walked toward the detective officer – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  13. He was a brave noble hearted officer and an old friend and accordingly she went with some other friends – The Fairy Nightcaps by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
  14. “ No said the officer but I speak for him – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  15. “ No one was left but one officer – Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1 by William Walton
  16. Already the officer has gone for young Cameron ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. We'll mark the place an officer promised – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  18. And an English officer is going to bring him home this very morning – A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia by Alice Turner Curtis
  19. The same officer replied – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. “ Is this your prisoner officer – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train