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Definition of "headquarter" []

  • To provide with headquarters: "Despite the derivation of its name, the former Texas Oil Company is headquartered in White Plains, New York” ( New Republic). (verb-transitive)
  • To establish headquarters. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "headquarter" in a sentence
  • "Even though Etsy's headquarter is only two blocks away from swissmiss studio, I never had a chance to stop by."
  • "From Hilton Head I proceeded to Beaufort, about 16 miles distant from the "Head" (as we soon learned to call the headquarter post), situated on Beaufort River, landing there Saturday, May 27, 1865."
  • "She is now renting a building as a "headquarter" for info / tips / money (?) / whatever, promising 24 hour attendance."