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Synonyms for career
kəˈrɪərca·reer

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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.

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. career

    Synonyms:
    course, success, walk, line, progress, history, race

    Antonyms:
    misproceeding, misdeportment, unsuccess, miscarriage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. career, calling, vocationnoun

    the particular occupation for which you are trained

    Synonyms:
    occupational group, life history, calling, vocation

  2. career, life historyverb

    the general progression of your working or professional life

    "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"

    Synonyms:
    life story, life history, calling, life, vocation, biography

  3. careerverb

    move headlong at high speed

    "The cars careered down the road"; "The mob careered through the streets"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. careernoun

    Synonyms:
    course, race

  2. careernoun

    Synonyms:
    procedure, conduct, course of action, manner of life

  3. careerverb

    Synonyms:
    sweep, rush, course, move rapidly

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#5287occupational
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How to use career in a sentence?

  1. Christian Adel Mirza:

    They have to learn Spanish, and they have to retrain because they were captured young, before they could develop a career or a profession.

  2. F. F. Bosworth:

    It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.

  3. Jennifer Lopez:

    Lorene always knew what she wanted for this film before she even shot any film, she was so clear, but it was a moment where I had worked so much in the year. And I said I have to take time off, I have to be with my kids. I just have to, I'm sorry I can not do this movie right now. It was the first time I've ever done that in my career. And [ Lorene ] was like,' No, do you not want to do the movie ?' And I go,' No, I actually do, but if you have to move on I understand, but I have to do this for my life right now.' And she was like,' I don't care. You're Ramona and we're gon na make to the movie.' Like she was had so much conviction on what she believed this movie had to be and what it was going to be. And didn't move on. She's like,' I will wait for you. I will. We'll wait. We'll do it.' And it actually turned out even better.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    To do oneself justice is just to perform as well as one is able. Take this from me, whoever that does justice to himself/herself/his or her work/career can't and won't be bothered about criticisms no matter the acuteness of the criticism. Anyway, have you been doing justice to yourself/work/career?

  5. John Osborne:

    I want to get to the height of my career being completely who I am, i mean, I am who I am, but I’ve kept a part of me muted, and it’s been stifling.


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