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Office meaning

office - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. a job in an organization; " he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. 2. ( 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"
  3. 3. That which a person does, either voluntarily or by appointment, for, or with reference to, others; customary duty, or a duty that arises from the relations of man to man; as, kind offices, pious offices.
  4. 4. A special duty, trust, charge, or position, conferred by authority and for a public purpose; a position of trust or authority; as, an executive or judical office; a municipal office.
  5. 5. The place where a particular kind of business or service for others is transacted; a house or apartment in which public officers and others transact business; as, the register's office; a lawyer's office.
  6. 6. The company or corporation, or persons collectively, whose place of business is in an office; as, I have notified the office.
  7. 7. The apartments or outhouses in which the domestics discharge the duties attached to the service of a house, as kitchens, pantries, stables, etc.
  8. 8. Any service other than that of ordination and the Mass; any prescribed religious service.
  9. 9. To perform, as the duties of an office; to discharge.
  10. 10. That which is performed, intended, or assigned to be done, by a particular thing, or that which anything is fitted to perform; a function; - answering to duty in intelligent beings.
  11. 11. Duty; public employment; business; place of business.

office - examples of usage

  1. " But he has left the office," she replied. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. He won't have left his office. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. But the office- boy had never heard of Miss Datchet. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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