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vocation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vocation

  1. 1 the activity by which one regularly makes a living <finally made sculpting her vocation instead of just a hobby> Synonyms calling, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, occupation, 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

  2. 2 the body of people in a profession or field of activity <she says that although she respects certain journalists, she despises the vocation> <politics has its honest and its dishonest practitioners, just like any other vocation> Synonyms brotherhood, community, fellowship, fraternity, sodality, corpsRelated Words calling, profession; association, club, federation, guild (also gild), organization, society





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