(noun, verb)


1. place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed

- he rented an office in the new building

Definition categories: man–made

2. an administrative unit of government

- Office of Management and Budget

Similar word(s): agency, authority, bureau

Definition categories: group

3. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Similar word(s): function, part, role

Definition categories: act, duty

4. (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

Similar word(s): power

Definition categories: state

5. professional or clerical workers in an office

- the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard

Definition categories: group, staff

6. a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities

- the offices of the mass

Definition categories: act, rite

7. a job in an organization

Similar word(s): berth, billet, place, position, post, situation, spot

Definition categories: act, business, job, line, occupation

Sentences with office as a noun:

- an executive or judicial office;  a municipal office

- kind offices;  pious offices


1. To provide (someone) with an office.

2. (intransitive) To have an office.