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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