1 : a force that is a branch of the armed forces
2 : a local branch of some fraternity or association
3 : the time period during which you are at work
4 : an act of gracious kindness
5 : a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you
6 : work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
7 : Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
8 : a specialized division of a large organization