• Office Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The apartments or outhouses in which the domestics discharge the duties attached to the service of a house, as kitchens, pantries, stables, etc.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) The company or corporation, or persons collectively, whose place of business is in an office; as, I have notified the office.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) 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 registers office; a lawyers office.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. t.) To perform, as the duties of an office; to discharge.
- (n.) Any service other than that of ordination and the Mass; any prescribed religious service.
- (n.) 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.
• Office wire Definition & Synonyms
- () Copper wire with a strong but light insulation, used in wiring houses, etc.
• Officer Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
- (n.) One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
- (n.) Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
- (v. t.) To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.