- a person holding a position of authority, especially one with a commission, in the armed services, the mercantile marine, or on a passenger ship；a policeman or policewoman
- provide with military officers；act as the commander of (a unit)
noun: officer, plural noun: officers
- 1. a person holding a position of authority, especially one with a commission, in the armed services, the mercantile marine, or on a passenger ship he is also a serving officer in the army 同義詞
- ▪ a policeman or policewoman Special Constables provide valuable support to full-time officers officers arrested one person at the scene 同義詞
- ▪ a bailiff.
- 2. a holder of a public, civil, or ecclesiastical office a probation officer the Chief Medical Officer 同義詞
- ▪ a holder of a senior post in a society, company, or other organization a chief executive officer
- 3. a member of a certain grade in some honorary orders, such as the grade next below commander in the Order of the British Empire.
- 1. provide with military officers the aristocracy wielded considerable power, officering the army
- ▪ act as the commander of (a unit) foreign mercenaries were hired to officer new regiments