Officer vs Nonofficer - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between officer and nonofficer
is that officer
)one who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations while nonofficer
is one who is not an officer.
As a verb officer
is to supply with officers
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(senseid)One who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.
* , chapter=19
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare. Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer
(senseid)One who holds a public office.
(senseid)An agent or servant imparted with the ability, to some degree, to act on initiative.
(senseid)(colloquial, military) A commissioned officer.
* non-commissioned officer
To supply with officers .
To command like an officer .
One who is not an officer.