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1. officer

noun. ['ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ'] any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command.

Synonyms

  • Potemkin
  • military officer
  • commandant
  • Grigori Potyokin
  • military adviser
  • aide-de-camp
  • noncommissioned officer
  • military advisor
  • naval officer
  • inspector general
  • executive officer
  • desk officer
  • Potyokin
  • army officer
  • aide
  • military man
  • warrant officer
  • man
  • serviceman
  • adjutant
  • commanding officer
  • commissioned officer
  • noncom
  • Grigori Potemkin
  • brass hat
  • Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin
  • enlisted officer
  • chief of staff
  • military personnel

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • woman
  • bear
  • misconception

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

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2. officer

noun. ['ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ'] someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust.

Synonyms

  • holder
  • officeholder
  • official
  • probation officer
  • sergeant at arms
  • serjeant-at-arms

Antonyms

  • international law
  • follower
  • draftee
  • volunteer

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

3. officer

noun. ['ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ'] a member of a police force.

Synonyms

  • inspector
  • tec
  • copper
  • pig
  • police chief
  • police officer
  • state trooper
  • bobby
  • constabulary
  • lawman
  • fuzz
  • bull
  • police matron
  • gendarme
  • policewoman
  • motorcycle policeman
  • traffic cop
  • law
  • police
  • speed cop
  • investigator
  • police detective
  • police force
  • police constable
  • law officer
  • constable
  • detective
  • trooper
  • shoofly
  • cop
  • police captain
  • motorcycle cop
  • captain
  • peace officer
  • policeman

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • wife
  • husband
  • idle

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

4. officer

noun. ['ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ'] a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel.

Synonyms

  • seafarer
  • gob
  • mate
  • supercargo
  • sea captain
  • skipper
  • old salt
  • purser
  • seaman
  • tar
  • Jack-tar
  • navigator
  • Jack
  • privateer
  • first mate
  • ship's officer
  • privateersman
  • captain
  • master
  • mariner
  • sailing master
  • steward

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • black
  • white
  • friendly

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

5. officer

verb. ['ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ'] direct or command as an officer.

Antonyms

  • employee

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

6. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] something done (usually as opposed to something said).

Synonyms

  • choice
  • civility
  • taking
  • prohibition
  • reference
  • vampirism
  • selection
  • achievement
  • transgression
  • pickings
  • thing
  • carrying into action
  • accenting
  • application
  • bruxism
  • human action
  • stupefaction
  • accomplishment
  • alienation
  • engagement
  • act
  • destabilisation
  • saving
  • destabilization
  • execution
  • change
  • course
  • fetch
  • consultation
  • swordplay
  • aggression
  • option
  • arrival
  • play
  • pick
  • reverence
  • jump-start
  • hostility
  • course of action
  • economy
  • transfusion
  • forbiddance
  • interaction
  • benignity
  • playing
  • politeness
  • inhibition
  • human activity
  • resistance
  • opposition
  • accentuation
  • kindness
  • jumpstart
  • deed
  • performance
  • carrying out
  • res gestae
  • employment
  • beatification

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • disappearance
  • activity
  • active

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] a military engagement.

Synonyms

  • EW
  • sortie
  • police action
  • battle
  • encirclement
  • engagement
  • sally
  • saber rattling
  • defense
  • defence
  • warfare
  • group action
  • defensive measure
  • conflict
  • amphibious landing
  • military action
  • resistance
  • blockade
  • electronic warfare
  • sabre rattling
  • fight

Antonyms

  • hold
  • engage
  • requisition
  • confine

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] the state of being active.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • eruption
  • state
  • behaviour
  • eructation
  • behavior
  • operation
  • play
  • activity
  • agency
  • overdrive
  • extravasation
  • hum
  • active
  • activeness

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • disunion

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings).

Synonyms

  • materialization
  • sorption
  • rigidifying
  • pair creation
  • natural action
  • selection
  • oxygenation
  • extinction
  • curing
  • opacification
  • dielectrolysis
  • release
  • softening
  • magnetisation
  • chemical change
  • process
  • pair production
  • fossilization
  • coagulation
  • desorption
  • distillation
  • filtration
  • materialisation
  • magnetic induction
  • natural selection
  • stiffening
  • chemical process
  • stimulation
  • antiredeposition
  • concretion
  • physical process
  • diffusion
  • set
  • rigidification
  • acidification
  • geologic process
  • inactivation
  • chromatography
  • drift
  • demagnetization
  • geological process
  • curdling
  • ion exchange
  • synergy
  • phase change
  • leach
  • phase transition
  • natural process
  • ecesis
  • precession of the equinoxes
  • decay
  • centrifugation
  • succession
  • ionisation
  • leaching
  • transpiration
  • state change
  • survival of the fittest
  • vitrification
  • oscillation
  • solidification
  • soak
  • soaking
  • ionophoresis
  • aeration
  • effervescence
  • condensation
  • sericulture
  • electrophoresis
  • disintegration
  • cataphoresis
  • physical change
  • scattering
  • synergism
  • nuclear reaction
  • survival
  • absorption
  • soakage
  • ecological succession
  • fossilisation
  • clotting
  • source
  • activity
  • distillment
  • magnetization
  • hardening
  • flocculation
  • radiation
  • formation
  • chemical action
  • temperature change
  • establishment
  • sink
  • solidifying
  • ionization
  • transduction
  • demagnetisation
  • pair formation
  • dissolution
  • capture
  • saltation
  • flow
  • feedback
  • adiabatic process
  • extraction

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • ride
  • inactivation

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.

Synonyms

  • keyboard
  • movement
  • gunlock
  • slide action
  • key
  • action mechanism
  • piano action
  • gun
  • pump action
  • firing mechanism

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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