department means: A section in a store that is designated to a particular product category, like grocery, meat or produce, and bakery. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does department mean?

A separate, often specialized, division within a larger organization. (in Merlin Dictionary)

The principal administrative unit of a government. (in Merlin Dictionary)

One division within a company that specializes in one product or service. (in Merlin Dictionary)

One school, college or university that specializes in a specific field of knowledge. (in Merlin Dictionary)

This is one of the most important executive units of the United States federal government, and it’s headed by a Cabinet officer. (in Merlin Dictionary)

One section in a department shop that sells a specific line of merchandise. (in Merlin Dictionary)

An organization of warship crew members, organized according to function such as engineering or gunnery. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A specialization is a specific area that has particular knowledge and responsibility. (in Merlin Dictionary)