Synonyms and Antonyms of profession

  1. 1 a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something the weekly profession of faith by the members of the congregation Synonyms affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, avowal, claim, declaration, insistence, protestationRelated Words allegation; announcement, proclamation, pronouncement; argument, justification, rationalization, reason; confirmation, reaffirmation, reconfirmation, vindicationNear Antonyms disclaimer; challenge, dispute, question; confutation, disproof, rebuttal, refutation; contradiction, denial, negationAntonyms disavowal

  2. 2 the activity by which one regularly makes a living a gifted communicator, he was very good at his chosen profession: teaching Synonyms calling, employment, game, lay, line, occupation, 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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