Synonyms for office

Synonyms for (noun) office

Synonyms: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: part, office, function, role

Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Similar words: duty

Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons

Usage: the duties of the job


Synonyms: office

Definition: a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities

Usage: the offices of the mass

Similar words: religious rite, rite

Definition: an established ceremony prescribed by a religion

Usage: the rite of baptism


Synonyms: business office, office

Definition: place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed

Usage: he rented an office in the new building

Similar words: place of business, business establishment

Definition: 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


Synonyms: government agency, federal agency, office, bureau, authority, agency

Definition: an administrative unit of government

Usage: the Central Intelligence Agency; the Census Bureau; Office of Management and Budget; Tennessee Valley Authority

Similar words: administrative body, administrative unit

Definition: a unit with administrative responsibilities


Synonyms: office, office staff

Definition: professional or clerical workers in an office

Usage: the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard

Similar words: staff

Definition: personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task

Usage: the hospital has an excellent nursing staff; the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions


Synonyms: power, office

Definition: (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

Usage: 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

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state