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Noun officer has 4 senses
  1. military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
    --1 is a kind of serviceman, military man, man, military personnel
    --1 has particulars:
     adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp; army officer; brass hat; chief of staff; commanding officer, commandant, commander; commissioned officer; desk officer; executive officer; inspector general; military adviser, military advisor; naval officer; noncommissioned officer, noncom; warrant officer
    Derived form: verb officer1
  2. officeholder, officer - 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"
    --2 is a kind of official, functionary
    --2 has particulars: probation officer; sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms
  3. policeman, police officer, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
    --3 is a kind of lawman, law officer, peace officer
    --3 is a member of police, police force, constabulary, law
    --3 has particulars:
     bobby; bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig; captain, police captain, police chief; constable, police constable; detective, investigator, tec, police detective; gendarme; inspector; motorcycle cop, motorcycle policeman, speed cop; police matron, policewoman; Mountie; shoofly; traffic cop; trooper; trooper, state trooper
    Derived form: verb officer1
  4. officer, ship's officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
    --4 is a kind of mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog
    --4 has particulars:
     master, captain, sea captain, skipper; mate, first mate; privateer, privateersman; purser; sailing master, navigator; steward; supercargo
    Derived form: verb officer1
Verb officer has 1 sense
  1. officer - direct or command as an officer
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun officer4, noun officer3, noun officer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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