Meaning of OFFICER in English
vt to furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
2. officer ·noun specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
3. officer ·vt to command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
4. officer ·noun one who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012