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Synonyms for calling
ˈkɔ lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. career, calling, vocation(noun)

    the particular occupation for which you are trained

    Synonyms:
    occupational group, career, life history, vocation

Wiktionary

  1. calling(noun)

    Synonyms:
    vocation

  2. calling(noun)

    A strong urge to become religious.

    Synonyms:
    vocation

  3. calling(noun)

    A job or occupation.

    Synonyms:
    vocation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. calling

    A business is what one follows regularly; an occupation is what he happens at any time to be engaged in; trout-fishing may be one's occupation for a time, as a relief from business; business is ordinarily for profit, while the occupation may be a matter of learning, philanthropy, or religion. A profession implies scholarship; as, the learned professions. Pursuit is an occupation which one follows with ardor. An avocation is what calls one away from other work; a vocation or calling, that to which one is called by some special fitness or sense of duty; thus, we speak of the gospel ministry as a vocation or calling, rather than a business. Trade or trading is, in general, the exchanging of one thing for another; in the special sense, a trade is an occupation involving manual training and skilled labor; as, the ancient Jews held that every boy should learn a trade. A transaction is a single action, whether in business, diplomacy, or otherwise; affair has a similar, but lighter meaning; as, this little affair; an important transaction. The plural affairs has a distinctive meaning, including all activities where men deal with one another on any considerable scale; as, a man of affairs. A job is a piece of work viewed as a single undertaking, and ordinarily paid for as such. Trade and commerce may be used as equivalents, but trade is capable of a more limited application; we speak of the trade of a village, the commerce of a nation. Barter is the direct exchange of commodities; business, trade, and commerce are chiefly transacted by means of money, bills of exchange, etc. Business, occupation, etc., may be what one does independently; employment may be in the service of another. Work is any application of energy to secure a result, or the result thus secured; thus, we speak of the work of God. Art in the industrial sense is a system of rules and accepted methods for the accomplishment of some practical result; as, the art of printing; collectively, the arts. A craft is some occupation requiring technical skill or manual dexterity, or the persons, collectively, engaged in its exercise; as, the weaver's craft.

    Synonyms:
    affair, art, avocation, barter, business, commerce, concern, craft, duty, employment, handicraft, job, occupation, profession, trade, trading, traffic, transaction, vocation, work

    Preposition:
    The business of a druggist; in business with his father; doing business for his father; have you business with me? business in New York; business about, concerning, or in regard to certain property.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calling(n.)

    Synonyms:
    occupation, business, profession, pursuit, trade, craft, employment, vocation, AVOCATION, walk of life

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. calling(n)

    Synonyms:
    summons, call, vocation (divine summons), evocation, convocation, occupation, business, trade, employment, vocation, pursuit

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How to use calling in a sentence?

  1. Sean Turnell:

    This is someone who is very Western-minded, very much attached to the rule of law, sound institutions, property rights and all that and she's calling the shots now, this brings stability that would be favorable exactly for that kind of investor who stayed on the sidelines until now.

  2. Steven Wagner:

    You can imagine that many of those would not choose to speak to a federal official calling them on the phone, but there's no reason to believe that anything has happened to the kids.

  3. Ben Watkins:

    There was a part of me that really wanted to explore something I'm calling the 'cult of ambivalence' that I feel now permeates America.

  4. Margaret Bodde:

    We are not calling it a documentary.

  5. Sonia Guajajara:

    We are calling on the European community to support us so that each of them in their country can pressure companies, pressure parliamentarians, so they can adopts laws that guarantee the traceability of products and their production chain, also, it must enable them to sanction companies that buy and get their supplies from conflict zones.

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