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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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Example sentences of the word petty-officer


1. Noun Phrase
1 of eight hard-charging first class petty officers.

2. Noun Phrase
Strongly recommend for advancement to first class petty officer.

3. Noun Phrase
Finally, a sailor can earn the rates of chief petty officer and senior chief petty officer.

4. Noun Phrase
He normally may earn the rate of master chief petty officer or fleet or command master chief petty officer.

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. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] (informal) small and of little importance.

Synonyms

  • trivial
  • footling
  • little
  • picayune
  • unimportant
  • piffling
  • lilliputian
  • niggling
  • piddling

Antonyms

  • large
  • tall
  • high
  • much

Etymology

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

7. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] contemptibly narrow in outlook.

Synonyms

  • small-minded
  • narrow

Antonyms

  • significant
  • serious
  • big

Etymology

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

8. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] inferior in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • junior-grade
  • subaltern
  • lower-ranking
  • secondary

Antonyms

  • more
  • old
  • uppercase
  • loud

Etymology

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

9. petty

noun. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale).

Synonyms

  • petit larceny
  • stealing
  • petty larceny
  • theft
  • thieving
  • larceny

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • meaningful
  • essential
  • unimportance

Etymology

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