Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bureau

2 senses of bureau

Sense 1
agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority -- (an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority")
       => administrative unit, administrative body -- (a unit with administrative responsibilities)

Sense 2
chest of drawers, chest, bureau, dresser -- (furniture with drawers for keeping clothes)
       => furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture -- (furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room")

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