calling

14 ENTRIES FOUND:

call·ing

noun \ˈk-liŋ\

: a strong desire to spend your life doing a certain kind of work (such as religious work)

: the work that a person does or should be doing

Full Definition of CALLING

1
:  a strong inner impulse toward a particular course of action especially when accompanied by conviction of divine influence
2
:  the vocation or profession in which one customarily engages
3
:  the characteristic cry of a female cat in heat; also :  the period of heat

Examples of CALLING

  1. He had always felt a calling to help others.
  2. He experienced a calling to enter the priesthood.

First Known Use of CALLING

14th century

Rhymes with CALLING

call·ing

noun \ˈk-liŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALLING

: the characteristic cry of a female cat in heat; also : the period of heat

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