desk /ˈdɛsk/ noun
plural desks
plural desks
Learner's definition of DESK
: a piece of furniture that is like a table and often has drawers
◊ People often sit at desks when they are writing or using a computer.
◊ Often desk refers specifically to the desk a person uses to do his or her job.
often used before another noun
see picture at office
: a place where people can get information or be served at an office, a hotel, etc.
: the part of a company or organization that deals with a particular subject
see also city desk
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