office, business office(noun)
place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
"he rented an office in the new building"
agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority(noun)
an administrative unit of government
"the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
assurance, billet, berth, means, confidence, chest of drawers, spot, bureau, delegacy, role, office staff, function, dominance, post, dresser, sanction, part, authority, self-assurance, power, way, say-so, sureness, place, representation, government agency, agency, chest, position, business office, self-confidence, potency, authorisation, situation, authorization, federal agency
function, office, part, role(noun)
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"
billet, berth, constituent, place, spot, social occasion, bureau, role, portion, procedure, office staff, function, section, share, post, piece, component, character, subroutine, division, part, authority, purpose, position, subprogram, power, government agency, theatrical role, agency, mapping, contribution, business office, use, region, single-valued function, persona, routine, social function, parting, percentage, affair, situation, component part, mathematical function, occasion, map, federal agency, voice
(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"
big businessman, billet, berth, superpower, place, spot, mogul, bureau, role, office staff, function, post, ability, might, powerfulness, world power, exponent, top executive, part, authority, great power, power, position, major power, government agency, tycoon, agency, index, business office, magnate, business leader, force, situation, mightiness, federal agency, baron, king
office, office staff(noun)
professional or clerical workers in an office
"the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"
a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
"the offices of the mass"
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation(noun)
a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
stance, state of affairs, touch, billet, short letter, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, mail, bureau, authority, role, home, station, function, view, post, plaza, property, piazza, mooring, spotlight, topographic point, point, mail service, part, note, position, spatial relation, bunk, power, dapple, speckle, status, positioning, government agency, fleck, agency, blank space, posture, smear, moorage, site, slip, business office, slur, military position, maculation, attitude, daub, placement, bit, smudge, line, emplacement, space, stead, postal service, smirch, office staff, situation, side, location, stain, federal agency, pip, stake, built in bed, military post, shoes, patch, blot
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Etymologically, duty is that which is owed or due; obligation, that to or by which one is bound; right, that which is correct, straight, or in the direct line of truth and goodness; responsibility, that for which one must answer. Duty and responsibility are thought of as to some person or persons; right is impersonal. One's duty may be to others or to himself; his obligations and responsibilities are to others. Duty arises from the nature of things; obligation and responsibility may be created by circumstances, as by one's own promise, or by the acceptance of a trust, etc. We speak of a parent's duty, a debtor's obligation; or of a child's duty of obedience, and a parent's responsibility for the child's welfare. Right is that which accords with the moral system of the universe. Righteousness is right incarnated in action. In a more limited sense, right may be used of what one may rightly claim, and so be the converse of duty. It is the creditor's right to demand payment, and the debtor's duty to pay. Compare BUSINESS.
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List of paraphrases for "office":
bureau, agency, offices, room, desk, cabinet, officers, suite, oficina, ofﬁce, board, ufficio, oﬃce, clerical, unhcr, bureaux, service, department, 'office, functions, oios, officio, ohchr, ministry, hivatal, tn, unops, post, mandate, ohim, opc, defensoría, hall, firm, charge, ohmi, commissariat
How to use office in a sentence?
The President's comments are beneath the dignity of the office. To be on foreign soil, on Memorial Day, and to side repeatedly with a murderous dictator against a fellow American and former vice president speaks for itself.
I literally have a book at the office with Plan A, Plan B, Plan C, we’ll just flip the page if that happens.
I think that is wrong, I think it's beneath the dignity of the office, and I don't think that it plays that well, I hope that it doesn't.
I think throughout our lives, he's always been there. It's usually been on his terms. It wasn't a typical' let's go play catch in the backyard' sort of father/son relationship, but we always went to job sites with him. We'd be in his office playing with trucks as a 6-year-old while he's negotiating deals with presidents of major companies.
It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
Translations for office
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- канто́ра, бюро́, о́фисBulgarian
- oficinaCatalan, Valencian
- funkce, kancelář, úřadCzech
- bureau, kontorDanish
- Büro, Amt, DienstGerman
- oficejo, oficoEsperanto
- دفتر, ادارهPersian
- virasto, toimisto, toimipaikka, ministeriö, virka, liikehuoneisto, konttoriFinnish
- bons offices, bon office, office, bureauFrench
- dreuchd, oifisScottish Gaelic
- ऑफ़िस, दफ़तरHindi
- iroda, hivatalHungarian
- պաշտոն, բյուրո, գրասենյակArmenian
- 執務室, 事務室, 事務所, オフィスJapanese
- ოფისი, ბიუროGeorgian
- 사무실, 사무소, 事務所, 事務室Korean
- ministrija, dievkalpojums, pārvalde, ceremonija, kantoris, postenis, birojs, pakalpojums, amatsLatvian
- управа, канцела́рија, уред, дирекцијаMacedonian
- pejabat, opisMalay
- bureau, dienst, overheidsdienst, invloed, kantoorDutch
- urząd, biuro, stanowisko, funkcjaPolish
- mediação, escritórioPortuguese
- funcție, birou, departament, oficiu, ministerRomanian
- бюро, кабине́т, о́фис, ведомство, канцеля́рия, услуга, помощь, конто́ра, министерство, бюро́, управлениеRussian
- пословница, ured, управа, biro, pisarnica, uprava, биро, kancelarija, канцеларија, poslovnica, писарница, уред, upraviteljstvo, управитељствоSerbo-Croatian
- pisarna, uradSlovene
- kontor, byråSwedish
- afisi, ofisiSwahili
- büro, ofis, iş yeriTurkish
- бюро́, о́фіс, конто́раUkrainian
- دفتر, آفسUrdu
- văn phòngVietnamese
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