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Department meaning

department - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. A part, portion, or subdivision.
  2. 2. A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.
  3. 3. Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
  4. 4. A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.
  5. 5. A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
  6. 6. A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the of the Loire.
  7. 7. A military subdivision of a country; as, the of the Potomac.
  8. 8. A part or division; division of business or duty.

department - examples of usage

  1. As long, therefore, as this is the case, the central government is unconscious of what is going on, but its being thus unconscious is no argument that the department is unconscious also. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  2. 7745. What department did you manage in Mr. Anderson's shop? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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