Synonyms for headquarters

Grammar : Noun
Spell : hed-kwawr-terz, -kwaw-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɛdˌkwɔr tərz, -ˌkwɔ-

Définition of headquarters

Origin :
  • 1640s, from head (adj.) + quarters. Headquarter as a verb is recorded from 1903.
  • noun center of operations
Example sentences :
  • I telephoned to your headquarters, and they said you had come here.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • Uncle is full of that charity which at all events has its headquarters in the home counties.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • If you will permit me to use your house for a while, I shall make it my headquarters.'
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “Dick Dare, you are wanted at headquarters,” said the orderly.
  • Extract from : « The Dare Boys of 1776 » by Stephen Angus Cox
  • He went at once to headquarters, where he told General Washington what he had learned.
  • Extract from : « The Dare Boys of 1776 » by Stephen Angus Cox
  • The secret gorge was the headquarters of the revolt, he argued.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • After dinner he conveyed me to headquarters, and introduced me to his Majesty.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 » by Various
  • If you would marry me I should not care what the answer from headquarters might be.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It was at Jaslo that Dmitrieff had held his headquarters for four months.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • The man at Headquarters did not trouble to reply to the question.
  • Extract from : « The Hammer of Thor » by Charles Willard Diffin

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