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1. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] a person responsible for the administration of a business.

Synonyms

  • rainmaker
  • Surgeon General
  • corporate executive
  • executive director
  • business executive
  • government minister
  • administrator
  • vice president
  • V.P.
  • decision maker

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Chief Executive Officer

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1. Noun Phrase
In the United States, that person is the CEO -- chief executive officer.

2. Noun Phrase
A chief executive officer, or CEO, is the topmost member of a company's leadership team.

3. Noun Phrase
The corporate officers, such as the chief executive officer, run the day-to-day activities.

4. Noun Phrase
The chief executive officer, or CEO, is the lead manager of an organization.

2. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] persons who administer the law.

Synonyms

  • Clinton administration
  • Reagan administration
  • brass
  • authorities
  • regime
  • Carter administration
  • organisation
  • government
  • governing body
  • governance
  • administration
  • establishment
  • organization

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • layman
  • idle

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. officer

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

Antonyms

  • employee

Etymology

  • officer (Anglo-Norman)

8. chief

adjective. ['ˈtʃiːf'] most important element.

Synonyms

  • primary
  • main
  • of import
  • master
  • principal

Antonyms

  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

9. chief

noun. ['ˈtʃiːf'] a person who is in charge.

Synonyms

  • secretary
  • head
  • superior general
  • grand dragon
  • don
  • head of household
  • top dog
  • capo
  • administrator
  • executive
  • father
  • general manager
  • leader
  • decision maker
  • general

Antonyms

  • child
  • mother
  • female parent
  • descendant

10. chief

noun. ['ˈtʃiːf'] a person who exercises control over workers.

Synonyms

  • ganger
  • honcho
  • boss
  • straw boss
  • assistant foreman
  • baas
  • foreman
  • supervisor

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot
  • undress
  • slip off
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