Definitions for office

Definitions for (noun) office

Main entry: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Main entry: part, office, function, role

Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Main entry: office

Definition: a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities

Usage: the offices of the mass

Main entry: business office, office

Definition: place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed

Usage: he rented an office in the new building

Main entry: government agency, federal agency, office, bureau, authority, agency

Definition: an administrative unit of government

Usage: the Central Intelligence Agency; the Census Bureau; Office of Management and Budget; Tennessee Valley Authority

Main entry: office, office staff

Definition: professional or clerical workers in an office

Usage: the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard

Main entry: power, office

Definition: (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

Usage: being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage; during his first year in office; during his first year in power; the power of the president

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