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Another word for profession

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Noun
  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 activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      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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Another word for profession

Noun
  1. A skilled or learned occupation

      1. An occupation, profession, or social class:
      1. A special pursuit, occupation, aptitude, or skill:
      2. A branch of medicine or surgery, such as cardiology or neurosurgery, in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.
      3. An item or product of a distinctive kind or of particular superiority:
      1. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
      2. A meadow:
      3. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop:
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
      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. Sufficient space for a vessel to maneuver; sea room:
      2. A space for a vessel to dock or anchor:
      3. Employment on a vessel:
      1. A long piece of wood or other material set upright into the ground to serve as a marker or support.
      2. A support for a beam in the framework of a building.
      3. A terminal of a battery.
      1. To have to do with or relate to:
      2. To be of interest or importance to:
      3. To engage the attention of; involve:
      1. A task or venture undertaken:
      2. The action of beginning a task or venture:
      3. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
      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. Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
      2. The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
      3. An act or a variety of work done for others, especially for pay:
      1. A character or part played by a performer.
      2. The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.
      3. A function or position.
      1. Lodging for troops.
      2. A written order directing that such lodging be provided.
      3. A position of employment; a job.
      1. The chief or entire work of a person's lifetime.
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      1. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
      2. The condition of being in gear:
      3. A mutual promise to get married.
      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. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      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. An activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment; a hobby.
      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. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
  2. A declaration

      1. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
      2. To promise solemnly; pledge.
      3. To make a pledge or threat to undertake:
      1. A frank admission or acknowledgment.
      1. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
      2. A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext:
      3. Something imagined or pretended: