Definitions of officer

  1. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
  2. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
  3. To furnish with authorized leaders; to command as an authorized leader.
  4. To furnish with officers: to command, as officers.
  5. To furnish with officers.
  6. To command as an officer.
  7. To appoint officers for.
  8. To furnish or supply with officers.
  9. any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; " an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
  10. 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"
  11. Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
  12. 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.
  13. A person authorized to perform a certain public duty.
  14. One who holds an office: a person who performs some public office.
  15. One who holds an office.
  16. A person commissioned to perform any public duty.
  17. One authorised to perform some public duty; one holding a place of authority in the army or navy.