Definitions of office

  1.   an administrative unit of government the Central Intelligence Agency the Census Bureau Office of Management and Budget Tennessee Valley Authority
  2.   place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed he rented an office in the new building
  3.   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
  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 power
  5.   a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities the offices of the mass
  6.   professional or clerical workers in an office the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard
  7.   a job in an organization he occupied a post in the treasury
  8.   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
  9.   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
  10.   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
  11.   A charge or trust of a sacred nature conferred by God himself as the office of a priest under the old dispensation and that of the apostles in the new
  12.   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
  13.   The company or corporation or persons collectively whose place of business is in an office as I have notified the office
  14.   The apartments or outhouses in which the domestics discharge the duties attached to the service of a house as kitchens pantries stables etc
  15.   Any service other than that of ordination and the Mass any prescribed religious service
  16.   To perform as the duties of an office to discharge
  17.   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
  18.   Position of trust or authority for a public purpose as the office of President function as the office of the ears is to hear a religious ceremony or rite as the office of marriage a duty or service as an office of kindness an apartment for professional or clerical business as a doctor's office an express office
  19.   Settled duty or employment business act of good or ill act of worship formulary of devotion peculiar use a place for business a benefice with no jurisdiction attached
  20.   Duty public employment business place of business
  21.   A particular duty charge or trust
  22.   A service or duty
  23.   A place where business is carried on
  24.   Apartments where the domestics do their duties buildings about a family house Holy office the Inquisition or its directorate at Rome
  25.   A duty or employment of a public a sacred or a private nature function business employment service tendered formulary of devotion a house or apartment in which business is transacted functionaries
  26.   Settled duty employment business peculiar use or function an act of kindness a formulary of devotion a house or apartment where commercial men c transact their business a counting house
  27.   The outlying parts as stables c of a mansion or palace

Quotes of office

  1. President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office – Tom Allen
  2. Since I'm allergic to various things the army wouldn't accept me during the war and I got into the Office of War Information which sent music to Europe – Elliott Carter
  3. And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before – Hart Crane
  4. I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films – Laura Dern
  5. Conscious of our many problems I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey – Charles Edison
  6. No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office – Rutherford B. Hayes
  7. One out of forty American men wears women's clothing We've had more than forty presidents One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress – Allison Janney
  8. It's now clear that from the very moment President Bush took office Iraq was his highest priority as unfinished business from the first Bush Administration His agenda was clear find a rationale to get rid of Saddam – Edward Kennedy
  9. He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline Massachusetts where I was living at the time and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients On my way home after running into him I just heard this phrase in my head – Jhumpa Lahiri
  10. I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional – Harold Larwood
  11. Magic Johnson former basketball player may run for mayor of LA in the next election Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers – Jay Leno
  12. I chose to not wear a wire and tape people I chose to not get immunity until were accepted whatever until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth – Monica Lewinsky
  13. I have kept a steady focus on restoring public faith in our state government since taking office July 1 Now it is time to make even bigger and bolder gains through legislative action – Jodi Rell
  14. It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non -Proliferation Treaty and signed it pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people – Eisaku Sato
  15. All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination – Roger Sherman

Usage examples for office

  1. The office is different – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. “ I believe that Jack would like to go into an office to morrow – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. There was no light in the office neither man had thought of a light – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  4. He had to wait till the office opened up – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  5. As soon as mother gets the office done suggested Arthur ” – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  6. “ That's why you are to go and see him at his office – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  7. We'll talk in the office – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  8. “ I am coming to London to morrow and will call at your office at about half past ten – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. “ A present from the office – The Second String by Nat Gould
  10. Why no that is if he can't go back to his office again – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  11. “ He's in the inside office I guess – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  12. Yes or better still I shall call at his office – Who? by Elizabeth Kent
  13. “ A word or two at the office Easleby and I'm after him – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  14. “ For there was no longer any office to go to ” – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  15. I'm so glad you're in my father's office – Terry's Trials and Triumphs by J. Macdonald Oxley
  16. It's lucky for you the office was closed on Saturday night or my orders to scratch Barellan would have gone in – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  17. “ I heard it in the office – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  18. “ Mr Brauer called her into his office at ten o'clock – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  19. “ I have just come into this office this minute – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  20. Are you coming to the office – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle

Rhymes for office