Crossword clues for headquarters
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Headquarters \Head"quar`ters\ (-kw[add]r`t[~e]rz), n. pl. [but sometimes used as a n. sing.]
The quarters or place of residence of any chief officer, as the general in command of an army, or the head of a police force; the place from which orders or instructions are issued; hence, the center of authority or order.
The brain, which is the headquarters, or office, of intelligence.
The main office from which an organization such as a commercial enterprise is managed; -- usually where the chief executive officer works.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 The military installation from which troops are commanded and orders are issued; the military unit consisting of a commander and his support staff. 2 The center of an organization's operations or administration.
n. (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York" [syn: central office, main office, home office, home base]
(usually plural) the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command; "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents" [syn: HQ, military headquarters]
(plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated. In the United States, the corporate headquarters represents the entity at the center or the top of a corporation taking full responsibility for managing all business activities. In the UK, the term head office is most commonly used for the HQs of large corporations. The term is also used regarding military organizations.
Headquarters is the third album issued by the Monkees and the first with substantial songwriting and instrumental performances by members of the group itself, rather than by session musicians and professional songwriters. After a struggle for creative autonomy with their record label, the group had been allowed to record by themselves. Headquarters reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified double platinum in the United States with sales of more than two million copies within the first two months of release. It peaked at #2 on the UK charts. It is included in the 2006 book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.
It may also refer to:
- Headquarters (album), 1967 album by American rock band The Monkees
- Headquarters, Idaho, an unincorporated community in Clearwater County, Idaho, United States
- Headquarters, Kentucky, an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States
- Headquarters, Nebraska, a ghost town in the United States
- Headquarters, New Jersey, an unincorporated community in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States
Usage examples of "headquarters".
Not merely the hard work of building the colony's headquarters and family homes, of enduring the unfamiliar discomforts of a long hard cold winter, but the psychological upheavals of adjusting to something as fundamental as open sky, broad fields -- everyone had experienced some agoraphobia -- organic foods which, no sweat, had had to be killed by men who had never before ended the life of an ant.
When the focal talents of the gestalt were exchanged, not even one-half a beat of the pulse of the Aurigean Sector Headquarters was missed.
NSA headquarters, an undersea cable was laid from Vietnam to the Philippines.
Beamer was on his way to the company's headquarters in Silicon Valley.
Munford’s artillery command post at Brigade headquarters in a waterworks building near the bridge.
Despite its secondary designation Maybach II was the higher authority—the headquarters of the Supreme Commander, Hitler.
Bulganin, the distinguished-looking, goateed Supreme Headquarters Representative to the Soviet fronts.
Then he said, “Are you aware that Zossen is the headquarters of the German General Staff?
Goering had promptly called Heinrici’s headquarters in nearby Prenzlau.
However, the biggest mystery of all is why OB West, Rundstedt’s headquarters, failed to alert the whole invasion front from Holland to the Spanish border.
Then he switched with unhurried sureness to the vast globular room I identified as the Moonbase Headquarters of the Patrol.
At headquarters they were hearing nasty rumors about a new numbers racket.
I have sent a direct signal to Sector Headquarters and no doubt I shall receive orders shortly.
Therefore, since the records of both your EV and my Sector Headquarters list Ireta as unexplored, and yet Thek artifacts have unquestionably been discovered here, I will venture the perhaps bizarre opinion that there may have been a missing link in the famous Thek chain of information.
Any number of things could account for Sassiness' meeting: the arrival of the tribunal, a report from Sector Headquarters that she didn't care to broadcast, even a report from Dupaynil.