Synonyms of officer


1. military officer, officer, serviceman, military man, man, military personnel

usage: 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. officeholder, officer, official, functionary, holder

usage: 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. policeman, police officer, officer, lawman, law officer, peace officer

usage: a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"

4. officer, ship's officer, mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog

usage: a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"


1. officer, command

usage: direct or command as an officer

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