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headquarters

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of headquarters

  1. 1 a place from which authority is exercised <the headquarters of the newly established United States government was in New York City, the nation's first capital> Synonyms command, seatRelated Words high command; center, home; capital

  2. 2 the place from which a commander runs operations <the scout went straight to the large tent in the center of the camp, correctly assuming that it served as the division's headquarters> Synonyms base, command post, commandRelated Words home, seat





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