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Officer meaning

officer - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
  3. 3. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
  4. 4. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
  5. 5. A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors, or by the manager of a limited liability company, to manage the day- to- day operations of the organization. Officers generally hold titles such as President or Treasurer. Many states and most corporate bylaws or LLC operating agreements require a corporation or LLC to have a president, secretary and treasurer. Election of a vice president may be required by state law.
  6. 6. One who holds an office.
  7. 7. To furnish with officers.

officer - examples of usage

  1. She was the farmer's sister, and was engaged to the officer. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. We have an officer and some men wounded, whom I should be glad to send where they could be better taken care of. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  3. " Hold on, Grant," said another officer, standing near them. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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