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Synonyms for desk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desk(noun)

    a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments

Editors Contribution

  1. scrutoire

    a type of desk for writing

    jimmy sat down at the scrutoire and finished his paper

    Submitted by acronimous on February 20, 2018  
  2. table

    a flat surface with legs to support it

    a cloth on my table

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    office, bureau, desktop, sub-office, counter, documentary, desks, theoretical, room, comptoir

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  1. Maxim Behar:

    Knowing social media to the tiniest detail is an absolute must for every single PR expert - from the CEO of the large PR corporation to the regular assistant or intern who sits behind a desk and does something on behalf of a client.

  2. Stephanie Lasca:

    It was terrifying, we had our feet up on the desk and we didn't know what was coming next.

  3. Alan Rowsome:

    Every day that LWCF goes unauthorized and without a permanent funding solution, many National Parks projects will go unfunded in the year of the Centennial, this would be disappointing and doesn't have happen if Congress can solve the issue in the coming days as part of a broad package heading to the President's desk before Christmas.

  4. The White House:

    ... while we understand that you intend to veto any joint resolution of disapproval that Congress may send to your desk, it would be entirely inappropriate and divisive for your Administration to vote to lift UN-backed sanctions should Congress reject the final agreement and override a presidential veto to that effect.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign

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