Another word for department
The field of one's activity
jurisdiction, activity, interest, occupation, province, bureau, incumbency, business, capacity, dominion, administration, sphere, appointed sphere, sphere of duty, station, function, office, walk of life, avocation, vocation, specialty, field, duty, assignment, bailiwick, berth, niche, spot*; see also job 1.
An organized subdivision
section, office, bureau, division, branch, unit, district, precinct, tract, range, quarter, area, arena, corps, agency, board, commission, administration, circuit, territory, canton, parish, shire, constituency, commune, ward, geographical division, regional authority, district office, force, staff, beat*; see also authority 3, branch 1, committee, division 2, 5.
Another word for departmentnoun
A component of government that performs a given function:agency, arm, branch, division, organ, wing. See part
A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest:area, arena, bailiwick, circle, domain, field, orbit, province, realm, scene, subject, terrain, territory, world. (Slang) bag. See territory