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calling

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of calling

  1. 1 the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to <the calling of the match was a disappointment to both players> Synonyms abandonment, abortion, cancellation, calling off, dropping, recall, recision, repeal, rescission, revocationRelated Words annulment, invalidation, neutralization, nullification, voidance; abolishment, abolition, ending, halting, stopping, termination; giving up, relinquishment, surrender; reversal, rollbackNear Antonyms beginning, commencement, initiation; engagement, undertakingAntonyms continuation

  2. 2 the activity by which one regularly makes a living <I think my true calling will be as a commercial artist> Synonyms occupation, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, vocation, workRelated Words call, lifework; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier (also metier), racket [slang]; assignment, engagement, gig, mission; art, craft, handcraft, handicraft; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation; duty, function, job, load, task, workloadNear Antonyms avocation, hobby, pursuit




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