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Definitions and Synonyms of career | Another word for career | What is career?

Definition 1: the particular occupation for which you are trained - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for career in the sense of this definition

(career is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

(... is a kind of career ) the special line of work you have adopted as your career

"his specialization is gastroenterology"

(... is a kind of career ) the principal work of your career

(... is a kind of career ) careers in general

"it happens in all walks of life"

(... is a kind of career ) a career in industrial or commercial or professional activities

Definition 2: the general progression of your working or professional life - [noun denoting act]

Samples where career or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the general had had a distinguished career
  • he had a long career in the law

Synonyms for career in the sense of this definition

(career is a kind of ...) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Definition 3: move headlong at high speed - [verb of motion]

Samples where career or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cars careered down the road
  • The mob careered through the streets

(career is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

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