Pronunciation of Calling
/kˈɔːlɪŋ/, /kˈɔːlɪŋ/, /k_ˈɔː_l_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for calling:
howling, Hooting, roaring, Whinnying, Cawing, Ululating, trilling, Baying, chattering, Barking, Bleating, squealing, Quacking, Warbling, crowing, crying, Snarling, Mooing, Chirping, growling, bellowing, honking, Gobbling, Cackling, snorting, cooing, Purring, Twitting, yelping, meowing, Neighing, bawling, Clucking, grunting, Squawking, Mewing, Braying.
niche, busywork, outwork, work experience, portfolio working, working practices, sinecure, piecework, moonlighting, vacancy, teleworking, opportunity, probation, division of labor, job description, order book, working life, metier, paper route, paperwork, secondment, dead-end job, hot desking, marking, whistling, job security, off-site, pink-collar, job-sharing, Child Labor, desk job, teamwork, shift work, incumbency, day job, labor of love, make-work, errand, occupational, paper round, workload, professional development, last hurrah.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
consortium, industry, negotiation, company, firm, corporation, occupation, posting, commerce, affair, assignment, merchant, holding, profession, position, activity, business, concern, job, career, establishment, barter, selling, trade, service, transaction, specialty, partnership, retailing, venture, situation, interest, enterprise, employment, proprietorship, market, commission, busy work, livelihood, station, management, vocation, practice, labor, exchange.
chosen profession (noun)
Usage examples for calling:
- One evening, when it was dark, they heard again a calling from above. - "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
- I shouldn't like to have a creature like that calling out 'Bad, bad! - "Viking Boys", Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby.
- All this the Countess explained at great length in her letters, calling upon her daughter to save herself, her mother, and the family. - "Lady Anna", Anthony Trollope.