What is another word for officer?

Synonyms for officer
ˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə-of·fi·cer

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  1. officerverb

    manage, direct, conduct

  2. officerverb

    To supply with officers.

    direct, manage, conduct

  3. officerverb

    To command like an officer.

    conduct, manage, direct

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. officer

    official, functionary, conductor, director, administrator, manager, dignitary, official

    member, servant, private, sinecurist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. military officer, officernoun

    any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command

    "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"

    policeman, officeholder, ship's officer, military officer, police officer

  2. officeholder, officernoun

    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"

    incumbent, policeman, officeholder, ship's officer, military officer, police officer

  3. policeman, police officer, officernoun

    a member of a police force

    "it was an accident, officer"

    policeman, officeholder, ship's officer, military officer, police officer

  4. officer, ship's officerverb

    a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel

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

    policeman, officeholder, ship's officer, military officer, police officer

  5. officerverb

    direct or command as an officer

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. officernoun

    official, functionary, magistrate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. officernoun

    office-holder, magistrate, dignitary, incumbent

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  1. Gene Ryan:

    The officer will have his day in court, and I have faith that the judicial system will properly determine guilt or innocence.

  2. Derek Chauvin:

    It's not the proper analysis because the 9 minutes and 29 seconds ignores the previous 16 minutes and 59 seconds. It completely disregards it, human behavior is unpredictable, and nobody knows it better than a police officer.

  3. Cedric Alexander:

    When you look at the act in Gwinnett, Georgia, where the kid is on the ground handcuffed, he's not fighting and the officer runs up and kicks him, [it's] undeniable.

  4. Holly Wilson:

    These do not have to compete but can be used by a hospital ethics committee, or triage officer. However, all of them have problems and are unjust ways to distribute health care. That is why mitigation is so important.

  5. Sameem Sulaiman:

    I would drive him around Mosul. he would always wear a suicide belt and carry a pistol. But even at checkpoints, he wasn't afraid, he didn't care. He had a look of authority. At the checkpoints, troops assumed he was an officer with security forces.

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