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Definition of Officer

  • One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
  • Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer or an enlisted man.
  • To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
  • To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
  • any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
  • someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
  • a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
  • a member of a police force
  • direct or command as an officer

How to use officer in a sentence. Officer pronunciation.

David turned to go, and Lacey added: "I'm waiting for a pasha who's taking toll of the officers inside there -Achmet Pasha.
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Effendina, my money has been busy in the army paying and bribing officers, and my spies were costly.
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Ferocity was in his heart, a vitriolic note was in his voice as he said to David, "If this be true- the army rotten, the officers disloyal, treachery under every tunic- bismillah, speak!
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Prince Harrik has conspired against his brother the Prince Pasha, has treacherously seduced officers of the army, has planned to seize Cairo, to surround the Palace and take the life of the Prince of Egypt.
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Behind Mahommed was a little group of officers and a hundred stalwart Nubians.
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The court-yard was now empty, save for the servants of the Prince, David and Mahommed, and two officers in whom David had advised Kaid to put trust.
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Presently one of these officers said: "There is another singer, and the last.
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I had become an officer of the government, but that was for mere sublimity.
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The new officers were "emigrants," and that was no title to anybody's affection or admiration either.
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He was an officer who looked out for the little expenses all the time.
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In such hours he must need remember his friend, his benefactor, and superior officer, the Tribune Servianus, whose fair young wife he had tempted with a thousand arts to forsake her husband and child, and fly with him into the wide world; and at this moment a bewildering illusion made him fancy that he was the Tribune Servianus, and yet at the same time himself.
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When presently his handsome wife attracted the notice of the legate, he endeavored to gain profit and advancement through her, but Sirona had rebuffed Quintillus with such insulting disrespect, that his superior officer became the centurion's enemy, and contrived to procure his removal to the oasis, which was tantamount to banishment.
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His mother was wealthy, and in 1817 was married to a handsome, unprincipled military officer six years younger than herself.
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But the regime, as our novelist describes it, does not improve them; the officers are as brutal as the men, and the floggings do not make for spiritual culture.
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Tolstoi took part in the Crimean war, not as a spectator or reporter, but as an officer.
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In spite of the fact that Tolstoi was a Russian officer, actively fighting for his country, he shows a singular aloofness from party passion in all his descriptions.
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The fear of the young officer, as he exchanges the enthusiastic departure from Petersburg for the grim reality of the bastions; the fear of the still sound and healthy man as he enters the improvised hospitals; the fear as the men watch the point of approaching light that means a shell; the fear of the men lying on the ground, waiting with closed eyes for the shell to burst.
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And all these officers, who walk in the Valley of the Shadow, have their selfish ambitions, their absurd social distinctions, and their overweening, egotistical vanity.
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My father, a retired officer, was a landed proprietor with very little income.
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Sanin's beautiful sister Lyda is ruined by a worthless but entirely conventional officer.
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Examples of Officer

Example #1
They call him the Ropemaker, because so many pass through his hands to the Nile.
Example #2
The sunset gun boomed out from the citadel.
Example #3
There has been sedition- conspiracy; but until I could get the full proofs I waited; I could but bribe and wait.
Example #4
But the army otherwise is honeycombed with treason.
Example #5
The test of the new relationship had come.
Example #6
In the eyes of the Inglesi was a different thing.