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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

How to pronounce calling?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say calling in sign language?

  1. calling

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How to use calling in a sentence?

  1. Activist Mona Seif:

    There are lots of people who aren't calling for a strike that are missing. June 11 is part of what is going on but this is bigger than just that.

  2. James Arthur Baldwin:

    The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

  3. The CCRB:

    Sadly, after years of witnessing news about police misconduct and possibly experiencing it New York Police Department officers, even the youngest among us have an awareness of the tension that too often exists between the police and civilians, as young New Yorkers lead the way in calling for change in our city following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, it's time for the NYPD to re-consider how New York Police Department officers police our youth, address disparities in law enforcement, and commit to swift discipline when New York Police Department officers engage in misconduct.

  4. Chairman Pai:

    Scammers often robocall us from overseas, and when they do, they typically spoof their numbers to try and trick consumers, call center fraudsters often pretend to be calling from trusted organizations and use pressure tactics to steal from Americans. We must attack this problem with every tool we have. With these new rules, well close the loopholes that hamstring law enforcement when they try to pursue international scammers and scammers using text messaging.

  5. Orrin Hatch:

    This is a high and holy calling. It is not something to take lightly. It is a sacred trust in which pettiness or grandstanding should have no part, in some respects, the Senate today is but a mere shadow of its former self, another casualty of the permanent political campaign.


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