office
noun.
place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
he rented an office in the new building
noun.
an administrative unit of government
the Central Intelligence Agency|the Census Bureau|Office of Management and Budget|Tennessee Valley Authority
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
Synonym: role, part, function
noun.
(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
Synonym: power
noun.
professional or clerical workers in an office
the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard
Synonym: office staff
noun.
a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
the offices of the mass
noun.
a job in an organization
he occupied a post in the treasury