English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'officer'

(noun) 
Definition
a person holding a position of authority in a government or organization
a local education authority officer
Synonyms
official
a senior UN official
,
executive
a senior bank executive
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agent
They regard themselves as the agents of change in society.
, ,
bureaucrat
The economy is still controlled by bureaucrats.
,
public servant
,
appointee
, ,
functionary
a properly elected state functionary
,
office-holder
,
office bearer
(noun) 
Definition
a policeman or policewoman
an officer in the West Midlands police force
Synonyms
police officer
a meeting of senior police officers
, ,
PC
,
police constable
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policeman
,
policewoman

Additional synonyms

in the sense of agent
Definition
someone or something which causes an effect
They regard themselves as the agents of change in society.
Synonyms
catalyst,
executor,
perpetuator
in the sense of bureaucrat
Definition
an official in a bureaucracy
The economy is still controlled by bureaucrats.
Synonyms
civil servant,
public servant,
apparatchik,
office-holder,
mandarin
in the sense of executive
Definition
a person or group responsible for the administration of a project or business
a senior bank executive
Synonyms
chairperson,
managing director,
controller,
chief executive officer,
senior manager

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