Synonyms for department

Synonyms for (noun) department

Synonyms: department

Definition: a specialized sphere of knowledge

Usage: baking is not my department; his work established a new department of literature

Similar words: sector, sphere

Definition: a particular aspect of life or activity

Usage: he was helpless in an important sector of his life


Synonyms: department, section

Definition: a specialized division of a large organization

Usage: you'll find it in the hardware department; she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury

Similar words: division

Definition: an administrative unit in government or business


Synonyms: department

Definition: the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division

Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes