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Definition 1: the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where headquarters or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents

Synonyms for headquarters in the sense of this definition

(headquarters is a kind of ...) any facility servicing military forces

(... is a kind of headquarters ) military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces

(... is a kind of headquarters ) a military facility that serves as the headquarters for military police and in which military prisoners can be detained

(headquarters belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

(headquarters is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where headquarters or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • many companies have their headquarters in New York

Synonyms for headquarters in the sense of this definition

(headquarters is a kind of ...) place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed

"he rented an office in the new building"

(... is a kind of headquarters ) an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center

"Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"

(headquarters is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 3: (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff - [noun denoting group]

(headquarters is a kind of ...) a unit that is part of some military service

"he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"

(... is a kind of headquarters ) a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council

(... is a kind of headquarters ) a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey

(headquarters is a part of ...) military staff stationed at headquarters

(headquarters belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

(headquarters is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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