Synonyms for careerkəˈrɪər
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career, calling, vocation(noun)
the particular occupation for which you are trained
occupational group, career, life history, calling, vocation
career, life history(verb)
the general progression of your working or professional life
life story, career, life history, calling, life, vocation, biography
move headlong at high speed
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
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
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