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Sargeant vs. Sergeant: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 17, 2023
"Sargeant" is an incorrect spelling of "sergeant." The correct spelling is "sergeant"; A sergeant is a rank in the military or police, denoting authority and responsibility.

Which is correct: Sargeant or Sergeant

How to spell Sergeant?

Sargeant is Incorrect

Sergeant is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember it as "ser-geant," where "ser" is like 'serve,' reflecting its military role.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023
The correct spelling has "e" after "s," unlike the common "a" in "sar."
Huma Saeed
Dec 17, 2023
"Sergeant" sounds like "serj-ent," not "sarj-ent."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023
It rhymes with "urgent," not with "largent."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023
Recall that "sergeant" comes from the Old French "sergent."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023
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Sergeant Definitions

An officer appointed to maintain order, especially in a legislative body.
The sergeant at arms kept the meeting orderly.
Harlon Moss
Dec 04, 2023
A police officer ranking above an officer and below a lieutenant.
The sergeant investigated the complex case.
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Dec 04, 2023
Used as an honorary or ceremonial title in certain orders.
He was knighted as a sergeant of the order.
Harlon Moss
Dec 04, 2023
A type of lawyer, especially in the past.
The learned sergeant presented a compelling argument in court.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 04, 2023
A non-commissioned officer in the military, just below an officer.
The sergeant led the platoon efficiently.
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Dec 04, 2023
A noncommissioned rank in the US Army or Marine Corps that is above corporal and below staff sergeant.
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Dec 02, 2023
Any of several ranks of noncommissioned officers in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps
Master gunnery sergeant.
Staff sergeant.
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Dec 02, 2023
One who holds any of these ranks or a similar rank in another military organization.
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Dec 02, 2023
The rank of police officer next below a captain, lieutenant, or inspector.
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Dec 02, 2023
A police officer holding this rank.
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Dec 02, 2023
A sergeant at arms.
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Dec 02, 2023
(military) UK army rank with NATO code OR-6, senior to corporal and junior to warrant officer ranks.
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Dec 02, 2023
The highest rank of noncommissioned officer in some non-naval military forces and police.
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Dec 02, 2023
A lawyer of the highest rank, equivalent to the doctor of civil law.
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Dec 02, 2023
A title sometimes given to the servants of the sovereign.
Sergeant surgeon, i.e. a servant, or attendant, surgeon
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Dec 02, 2023
A fish, the cobia.
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Dec 02, 2023
Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Athyma; distinguished from the false sergeants.
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Dec 02, 2023
A bailiff.
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Dec 02, 2023
A servant in monastic offices.
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Dec 02, 2023
Formerly, in England, an officer nearly answering to the more modern bailiff of the hundred; also, an officer whose duty was to attend on the king, and on the lord high steward in court, to arrest traitors and other offenders. He is now called sergeant-at-arms, and two of these officers, by allowance of the sovereign, attend on the houses of Parliament (one for each house) to execute their commands, and another attends the Court Chancery.
The sergeant of the town of Rome them sought.
The magistrates sent the serjeant, saying, Let those men go.
This fell sergeant, Death,Is strict in his arrest.
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Dec 02, 2023
In a company, battery, or troop, a noncommissioned officer next in rank above a corporal, whose duty is to instruct recruits in discipline, to form the ranks, etc.
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Dec 02, 2023
A lawyer of the highest rank, answering to the doctor of the civil law; - called also serjeant at law.
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Dec 02, 2023
A title sometimes given to the servants of the sovereign; as, sergeant surgeon, that is, a servant, or attendant, surgeon.
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Dec 02, 2023
The cobia.
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Dec 02, 2023
Any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal
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Dec 02, 2023
A lawman with the rank of sergeant
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Dec 02, 2023
An English barrister of the highest rank
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Dec 02, 2023

FAQs

Which vowel is used before sergeant?

The vowel "a" is commonly used before "sergeant," as in "a sergeant."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

What is the root word of sergeant?

The root of "sergeant" is the Old French word "sergent."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

What is the verb form of sergeant?

There is no verb form of "sergeant"; it is only a noun.
Huma Saeed
Dec 17, 2023

Which preposition is used with sergeant?

Prepositions like "under," "over," and "with" are used with "sergeant."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Which article is used with sergeant?

The indefinite article "a" or the definite article "the" is used with "sergeant."
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Which conjunction is used with sergeant?

Common conjunctions like "and" or "or" can be used with "sergeant."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant a noun or adjective?

"Sergeant" is a noun.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Why is it called sergeant?

The term "sergeant" comes from the Old French "sergent," meaning a servant or officer enforcing judgments.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

What is the pronunciation of sergeant?

"Sergeant" is pronounced as /ˈsɑːrdʒənt/.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant a negative or positive word?

It's neutral; it's not inherently negative or positive.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

What is the singular form of sergeant?

The singular form is "sergeant."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun, referring to a specific rank or person.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Which determiner is used with sergeant?

Determiners like "the," "a," and "my" can be used with "sergeant."
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Dec 17, 2023

What is the plural form of sergeant?

The plural form is "sergeants."
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Dec 17, 2023

How many syllables are in sergeant?

There are two syllables in "sergeant."
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Dec 17, 2023

How do we divide sergeant into syllables?

"Sergeant" is divided as ser-geant.
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Dec 17, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in sergeant?

The first syllable "ser-" is stressed in "sergeant."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What part of speech is sergeant?

"Sergeant" is a noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

What is another term for sergeant?

Another term could be "non-commissioned officer."
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

What is the third form of sergeant?

There is no third form; "sergeant" remains constant.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant an adverb?

No, "sergeant" is not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Is the sergeant term a metaphor?

No, it's a literal term for a rank or role.
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Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant a countable noun?

Yes, "sergeant" is a countable noun.
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Dec 17, 2023

Is the word sergeant imperative?

No, "sergeant" is not an imperative; it's a noun.
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Dec 17, 2023

What is the opposite of sergeant?

There's no direct opposite, but in terms of rank, a private or cadet could be considered lower.
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Dec 17, 2023

How is sergeant used in a sentence?

Example: "The sergeant commanded respect from his troops."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Is sergeant a vowel or consonant?

The word "sergeant" starts with a consonant.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

What is the first form of sergeant?

The first form is "sergeant."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What is the second form of sergeant?

There is no second form; "sergeant" remains the same in all forms.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023
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