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

7 senses of office

Sense 1
office, business office -- (place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building")
       => place of business, business establishment -- (an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered)

Sense 2
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 3
function, office, part, role -- (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")
       => duty -- (work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job")

Sense 4
office, power -- ((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")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 5
office, office staff -- (professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard")
       => staff -- (personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task; "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions")

Sense 6
office -- (a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; "the offices of the mass")
       => rite, religious rite -- (an established ceremony prescribed by a religion; "the rite of baptism")

Sense 7
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

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