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Another word for occupation

  1. Activity pursued as a livelihood

      1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
      2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
      3. To put (something) to use or service:
      1. A device consisting of an oval or circular frame with a tight interlaced network of strings and a handle, used to strike a ball or shuttlecock in various games.
      2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
      3. A snowshoe.
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. A regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly suited or qualified.
      2. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
      3. A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
      1. The business of buying and selling commodities, products, or services; commerce.
      2. A branch or kind of business:
      3. The people working in or associated with a business or industry:
      1. The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing:
      2. The act of striving to gain or accomplish something:
      3. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
      1. An occupation or career:
      2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
      3. The body of qualified persons in an occupation or field:
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. A position of employment:
      3. A task that must be done:
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
      2. Skill in evasion or deception; guile.
      3. An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.
      1. A chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation.
      2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
      3. A path or course, as of the sun through the heavens.
      1. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
      1. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
      2. Such activity in the visual or plastic arts:
      3. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
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  2. The holding of something, such as a position

      1. The act, fact, manner, or condition of holding something in one's possession, as real estate or an office; occupation.
      2. A period during which something is held.
      3. The status of holding one's position on a permanent basis without periodic contract renewals:
      1. The act of occupying or the condition of being occupied.
      2. The state of being an occupant or tenant.
      3. The period during which one owns, rents, or uses certain premises or land.
      1. the quality or condition of being incumbent
      2. something incumbent, as a duty or obligation
      3. the holding and administering of a position; esp., the holding of a church benefice
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Another word for occupation

  1. The act of occupying

  2. A vocation

  3. The state of being in possession

      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check: