Synonyms for vocation:
Sense 2 (noun)
establishment, posting, commerce, negotiation, calling, proprietorship, consortium, concern, practice, occupation, retailing, enterprise, profession, situation, transaction, firm, interest, position, activity, livelihood, assignment, job, partnership, merchant, exchange, holding, employment, company, specialty, market, management, business, selling, service, station, trade, industry, venture, career, corporation, commission, busy work, barter, affair, labor.
life's work (noun)
Usage examples for vocation:
- It is her natural and proper sphere of labour- her vocation. - "Janet's Love and Service", Margaret M Robertson.
- It is no crime to fail in any pursuit or vocation, if failure is not due to idleness or deliberate preference of evil to good. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.
- Her demeanour was as lofty as any and her speech almost rose into blank verse at times; and he began to think that she had missed her vocation in life. - "A Mummer's Wife", George Moore.