Officer vs Nonofficer - What's the difference?

officer | nonofficer |


As nouns the difference between officer and nonofficer

is that officer is (senseid)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?

officer

Noun

(en noun)
  • (senseid)One who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.
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  • (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.
  • Derived terms

    * non-commissioned officer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To supply with officers .
  • To command like an officer .
  • Synonyms

    * direct * conduct * manage

    nonofficer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who is not an officer.