Synonyms of 'office'
a room, set of rooms, or building in which business, professional duties, or clerical work are carried outHe had an office just big enough for a desk and chair.
place of work, , , ,
place of business
a department of an organization dealing with particular businessDowning Street's press office
a position of trust or authority, as in a governmentthe honour and dignity of the office of President
Sir Peter has held several senior military posts.
All the candidates won places on the ruling council.
His role in the events has been pivotal.
What kind of work do you do?
May I ask what business you are in?
If a young woman did not have a dowry, she went into domestic service.
I did not consider it any part of my charge to come up with marketing ideas.
She approached me with a commission to write the screen play for the film.
The 600 properties were his responsibility.
My duty is to look after the animals.
The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
She was unable to find employment in the area.
She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
He is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
I was looking for an occupation which would allow me to travel.
the help given by someone to someone elseThanks to his good offices, a home has been found for the birds.
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in the sense of appointment
the job or position to which a person is appointedHe is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
in the sense of auspices
a peace conference under the auspices of the UN
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