Synonyms for careerkəˈrɪər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms and similiar words for the term career

Princeton's WordNet

  1. career, calling, vocation(noun)

    the particular occupation for which you are trained

    occupational group, career, life history, calling, vocation

  2. career, life history(verb)

    the general progression of your working or professional life

    life story, career, life history, calling, life, vocation, biography

  3. career(verb)

    move headlong at high speed

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. career

    A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.

    If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.

    Scott Quentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [D. F. & CO.]

    In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.

    charge, course, flight, line of achievement, passage, public life, race, rush

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. career(n.)

    course, race

  2. career(n.)

    procedure, conduct, course of action, manner of life

  3. career(v. n.)

    sweep, rush, course, move rapidly

Translations for career

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for career »


Find a translation for the career synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these career synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"career." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good synonym for career?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for career:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.