Pronunciation of Profession
/pɹəfˈɛʃən/, /pɹəfˈɛʃən/, /p_ɹ_ə_f_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for profession:
organization, seat, post, appointment.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
exchange, transaction, selling, company, merchant, career, commission, firm, activity, retailing, assignment, trade, market, consortium, labor, occupation, employment, service, commerce, proprietorship, job, calling, station, situation, specialty, establishment, practice, business, enterprise, busy work, industry, negotiation, posting, partnership, corporation, livelihood, barter, affair, interest, holding, management, venture, vocation, position, concern.
line of work (noun)
line of work requiring academic or practical preparation (noun)
employment, specialty, line, trade, concern, avocation, lifework, handicraft, office, position, situation, pursuit, career, service, occupation, undertaking, berth, art, business, calling, vocation, post, craft.
Usage examples for profession:
- And of the whole profession. - "A Maid of Many Moods", Virna Sheard.
- Father, he began, at length, it may be because I'm young, but I hold before me, very strongly, the ideals of our profession. - "A Spinner in the Sun", Myrtle Reed.
- There are so many things to be said about going in for music as a profession. - "The Whirlpool", George Gissing.