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Definition of officer:

  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. Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
  3. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
  4. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.


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