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  Definition of office
  1. a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
  3. a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; "the offices of the mass"
  4. place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"
  5. an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
  6. professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"
  7. (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "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"
Similar Words: position, post, berth, spot, billet, place, situation, function, part, role, business office, agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, authority, office staff, power

 

Hyponyms: academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, attorneyship, bailiffship, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captainship, captaincy, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counselorship, counsellorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanship, deanery, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, fatherhood, foremanship, generalship, governorship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legation, legateship, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorship, pastorate, peasanthood, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulship, proconsulate, proctorship, professorship, chair, protectorship, public office, receivership, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood, capacity, hat, portfolio, stead, position, place, lieu, second fiddle, Divine Office, Little Office, box office, ticket office, ticket booth, countinghouse, government office, headquarters, central office, main office, home office, home base, life office, loan office, newsroom, shipping office, Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRL, Army High Performance Computing Research Center, AHPCRC, Naval Research Laboratory, NRL, United States Army Criminal Investigation Laborato, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, USACIL, executive agency, Food and Drug Administration, FDA, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Counterterrorist Center, CTC, Nonproliferation Center, NPC, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, National Climatic Data Center, NCDC, National Weather Service, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, National Technical Information Service, NTIS, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA, Department of Defense Laboratory System, LABLINK, Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI, United States Public Health Service, PHS, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Bureau of Justice Assistance, BJA, Bureau of Justice Statistics, BJS, Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS, United States Border Patrol, US Border Patrol, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, DS, Foreign Service, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, FWS, National Park Service, Financial Management Service, Office of Intelligence Support, OIS, Comptroller of the Currency, Bureau of Customs, Customs Bureau, Customs Service, USCB, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Internal Revenue Service, IRS, Federal Aviation Agency, FAA, Transportation Safety Administration, TSA, Government Accounting Office, GAO, United States Government Accounting Office, United States Coast Guard, U. S. Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, NAWCWPNS, Naval Special Warfare, NSW, Naval Surface Warfare Center, NSWC, Naval Underwater Warfare Center, NUWC, Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI, Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaiss, Air Force ISR, AFISR, independent agency, Advanced Research and Development Activity, ARDA, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service, DRMS, Defense Technical Information Center, DTIC, law enforcement agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, organ, Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office, United States Government Printing Office, US Government Printing Office, Government Printing Office, GPO, National Guard Bureau, NGB, Army Intelligence, AI, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, BMDO, Defense Information Systems Agency, DISA, National Imagery and Mapping Agency, NIMA, Casualty Care Research Center, CCRC, Federal Housing Administration, FHA, local authority, executive clemency, war power

 

Part Meronyms: office building, office block

 

Derivational Morphology: station, post, base, send, place, locate, site, officiate, function

 

Anagrams: coiffe

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: kancelarija and ured   Chinese: 办公室  
Dutch: bureau   Finnish: toimisto and virasto  
French: bureau   German: Amt and Büro  
Hebrew: משרד   Hungarian: hivatal  
Icelandic: skrifstofa   Irish: oifig  
Italian: ufficio   Japanese: 事務所  
Korean: 사무소   Kurdish: دایره‌  
Norwegian: kontor   Polish: biuro and urząd  
Portuguese: escritório   Russian: ведомство and контора  
Slovene: pisarna and urad   Spanish: oficina  
Swedish: byrå and kontor  
 
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