Synonyms for officer

Synonyms for (noun) officer

Synonyms: military officer, officer

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

Usage: an officer is responsible for the lives of his men

Similar words: serviceman, man, military man, military personnel

Definition: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

Usage: two men stood sentry duty


Synonyms: officeholder, officer

Definition: someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust

Usage: he is an officer of the court; the club elected its officers for the coming year

Similar words: holder

Definition: a person who holds something

Usage: they held two hostages; he holds the trophy; she holds a United States passport


Similar words: official, functionary

Definition: a worker who holds or is invested with an office


Synonyms: officer, ship's officer

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

Usage: he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines

Similar words: old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, tar, mariner, Jack, Jack-tar

Definition: a man who serves as a sailor


Synonyms: police officer, policeman, officer

Definition: a member of a police force

Usage: it was an accident, officer

Similar words: law officer, lawman, peace officer

Definition: an officer of the law

Synonyms for (verb) officer

Synonyms: officer

Definition: direct or command as an officer

Similar words: command

Definition: be in command of

Usage: The general commanded a huge army