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Cabin vs. Office

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Cabinnoun

(US) A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

‘Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.’;

Officenoun

A ceremonial duty or service, particularly:

Cabinnoun

(informal) A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.

Officenoun

The authorized form of ceremonial worship of a church.

Cabinnoun

A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.

Officenoun

Mass, the introit sung at its beginning.

Cabinnoun

A private room on a ship.

‘the captain's cabin:’; ‘Passengers shall remain in their cabins.’;

Officenoun

Any special liturgy, as the Office for the Dead or of the Virgin.

Cabinnoun

The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.

Officenoun

A daily service without the eucharist.

Cabinnoun

The passenger area of an airplane.

Officenoun

The daily service of the breviary, the liturgy for each canonical hour, including psalms, collects, and lessons.

‘In the Latin rite, all bishops, priests, and transitional deacons are obliged to recite the Divine Office daily.’;

Cabinnoun

The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.

Officenoun

Various prayers used with modification as a morning or evening service.

Cabinnoun

A signal box.

Officenoun

Last rites.

Cabinnoun

A small room; an enclosed place.

Officenoun

A position of responsibility.

‘When the office of Secretary of State is vacant, its duties fall upon an official within the department.’;

Cabinnoun

(Indian English) A private office; particularly of a doctor, businessman, lawyer, or other professional.

Officenoun

Official position, particularly high employment within government; tenure in such a position.

‘She held office as secretary of state until she left office to run for office.’;

Cabinverb

(transitive) To place in a cabin.

Officenoun

An official or group of officials; a personification of officeholders.

Cabinverb

To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.

Officenoun

A duty, particularly owing to one's position or station; a charge, trust, or role; moral duty.

Cabinnoun

A cottage or small house; a hut.

‘A hunting cabin in the west.’;

Officenoun

The performance of a duty; an instance of performing a duty.

Cabinnoun

A small room; an inclosed place.

‘So long in secret cabin there he heldHer captive.’;

Officenoun

Function: anything typically done by or expected of something.

Cabinnoun

A room in ship for officers or passengers.

Officenoun

A bodily function, urination and defecation; an act of urination or defecation.

Cabinverb

To live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge.

‘I'll make you . . . cabin in a cave.’;

Officenoun

A service, a kindness.

‘The secretary prevailed at the negotiations through the good offices of the Freedonian ambassador.’;

Cabinverb

To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

‘I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound inTo saucy doubts and fears.’;

Officenoun

Inside information.

Cabinnoun

small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

Officenoun

A room, set of rooms, or building used for non-manual work, particularly:

‘The office of the Secretary of State is cleaned when it is vacant.’;

Cabinnoun

a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

Officenoun

A room, set of rooms, or building used for administration and bookkeeping.

Cabinnoun

the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried

Officenoun

A room, set of rooms, or building used for selling services or tickets to the public.

Cabinverb

confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Officenoun

A room, set of rooms, or building used for consultation and diagnosis, but not surgery or other major procedures.

Cabinnoun

a private room or compartment on a ship

‘she lay in her cabin on a steamer’;

Officenoun

The staff of such places.

‘The whole office was there... well, except you, of course.’;

Cabinnoun

the area for passengers in an aircraft

‘animals are not allowed in the cabin of the aircraft’;

Officenoun

The administrative departments housed in such places, particularly:

‘He's from our public relations office.’;

Cabinnoun

a small wooden shelter or house in a wild or remote area

‘the cabin lay three miles into the reserve’;

Officenoun

A ministry or other department of government.

‘The secretary of state's British colleague heads the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.’;

Cabinnoun

a cubicle or individual work space within a larger office.

Officenoun

Short for Holy Office: the court of final appeal in cases of heresy.

Cabinverb

confine within narrow bounds

‘once loosed, the idea of equality is not easily cabined’;

Officenoun

A particular place of business of a larger white-collar business.

‘He worked as the receptionist at the Akron office.’;

Officenoun

The parts of a house or estate devoted to manual work and storage, as the kitchen, scullery, laundry, stables, etc., particularly a house or estate's facilities for urination and defecation: outhouses or lavatories.

Officenoun

: an inquest undertaken on occasions when the Crown claimed the right of possession to land or property.

Officenoun

A piece of land used for hunting; the area of land overseen by a gamekeeper.

Officenoun

A hangout: a place where one is normally found.

Officenoun

A plane's cockpit, particularly an observer's cockpit.

Officenoun

A collection of business software typically including a word processor and spreadsheet and slideshow programs.

Officeverb

To provide (someone) with an office.

Officeverb

(intransitive) To have an office.

Officenoun

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.

‘I would I could do a good office between you.’;

Officenoun

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.

Officenoun

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.

‘Inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office.’;

Officenoun

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.

‘They [the eyes] resign their office and their light.’; ‘Hesperus, whose office is to bringTwilight upon the earth.’; ‘In this experiment the several intervals of the teeth of the comb do the office of so many prisms.’;

Officenoun

The place where any kind of business or service for others is transacted; a building, suite of rooms, or room in which public officers or workers in any organization transact business; as, the register's office; a lawyer's office; the doctor's office; the Mayor's office.

Officenoun

The company or corporation, or persons collectively, whose place of business is in an office; as, I have notified the office.

Officenoun

The apartments or outhouses in which the domestics discharge the duties attached to the service of a house, as kitchens, pantries, stables, etc.

‘As for the offices, let them stand at distance.’;

Officenoun

Any service other than that of ordination and the Mass; any prescribed religious service.

‘This morning was read in the church, after the office was done, the declaration setting forth the late conspiracy against the king's person.’;

Officeverb

To perform, as the duties of an office; to discharge.

Officenoun

place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed;

‘he rented an office in the new building’;

Officenoun

an administrative unit of government;

‘the Central Intelligence Agency’; ‘the Census Bureau’; ‘Office of Management and Budget’; ‘Tennessee Valley Authority’;

Officenoun

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’;

Officenoun

(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’;

Officenoun

professional or clerical workers in an office;

‘the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard’;

Officenoun

a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities;

‘the offices of the mass’;

Officenoun

a job in an organization;

‘he occupied a post in the treasury’;

Office

An office is generally a building, room or other area where an organization's employees perform administrative work in order to support and realize objects and goals of the organization. The word may also denote a position within an organization with specific duties attached to it (see officer, office-holder, official); the latter is in fact an earlier usage, office as place originally referring to the location of one's duty.

‘office’;

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