EOB

What Does EOB Mean?

EOB means "End Of Business". The abbreviation EOB is a term used in commercial circles to mean "End Of Business". It is typically used in working environments that have contact with outside companies or clients to mean the time at which those contacts cease and attention turns to internal administration. This is usually sometime before the actual end of the working day.

Other abbreviations with similar meaning to EOB include:
  • EOD (End Of Day).
  • EBD (End Of Business Day).
  • COP (Close Of Play).
  • COB (Close Of Business).

Summary of Key Points

"End of Business" is the most common definition for EOB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

EOB
Definition:End of Business
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write EOB, I mean this:

meaning of EOB
EOB typically means that the office is closed to external clients, but there is still work to be done.

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Examples of EOB in Sentences

Here's an example of EOB being used in a joke:
  • My father works for the city council. His EOB is 5:00 pm, and he's home by 4:30!

An Academic Look at EOB

EOB is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Ee, Oh, Be). However, as the abbreviation EOB is typically used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech it is not often uttered using its letters.

Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "end of the day" or "close of business" instead of using the abbreviation EOB.

Example of EOB Used in a Text

 
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See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) COP (close of play) EBD (end of business day) 2DAY (today)