• A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed.
  • A charge or trust; a function.
  • A major administrative division, notably in certain governmental administrations, either at ministry level (e.g. the British Home Office) or within or dependent on such a department.
  • An office suite; a collection of work‐related computer programs (shortened from several such suites with 'office' in their name).
  • A position of responsibility of some authority within an organisation.

    "an executive or judicial office;  a municipal office"

  • Religious service, especially a liturgy officiated by a Christian priest or minister.
  • (in the plural) The parts of a house given over to household work, storage etc.
  • A bureau, an administrative unit of government.
  • Rite, ceremonial observance of social or religious nature.
  • (obsolete) That which a person does, either voluntarily or by appointment, for, or with reference to, others; customary duty, or a duty that arises from human relations.

    "kind offices;  pious offices"


  • (intransitive) To have an office.
  • To provide (someone) with an office.

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