- officer of arms,
- officer of the day,
- officer of the deck,
- officer of the guard,
- officer of the watch,
- official family,
- official formula,
- official receiver,
- official referee,
- official solicitor
Origin of official
Examples from the Web for officially
Lee and Coogan did briefly meet with the pope, with pictures to prove it, but no one at the Vatican officially screened the film.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a successful summer working alongside R, he officially offered her the reigns of La Domaine.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kulash moved out to Chicago to be with them and OK Go was officially born.OK Go Is Helping Redefine the Music Video For the Internet Age|Lauren Schwartzberg|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sony is set to officially blame Pyongyang as early as Wednesday.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is likely that Baghdadi has officially gained the allegiance of a number of fighters.
Cronje's surrender had been officially announced to us on the previous day, and I inquired whether he had heard of it.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria|Winston Spencer Churchill
In this instance they write to me officially as Daisy's guardian.A Coin of Edward VII|Fergus Hume
Had Washington hidden the letters showing on their face that he had "officially interposed" for Paine by two Ministers?The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
The government's officially denied that any such incident took place.The Invaders|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
M. Mounier has been officially sent to London to try and secure some concession.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840|Duchesse De Dino
early 14c., from Old French oficial "law officer; bishop's representative" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin officialis "attendant to a magistrate, public official," noun use of officialis (adj.) "of or belonging to duty, service, or office" (see official (adj.)). Meaning "person in charge of some public work or duty" first recorded 1550s.
late 14c., "performing a service; required by duty," from Old French oficial "official; main, principal" (14c., Modern French officiel) or directly from Late Latin officialis "of or belonging to duty, service, or office," from Latin officium (see office). Meaning "pertaining to an office or official position" is from c.1600.