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Synonyms for professional
prəˈfɛʃ ə nlpro·fes·sion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. professional, professional personnoun

    a person engaged in one of the learned professions

    Synonyms:
    professional person, master, pro

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, amateurish, recreational, lay, blue-collar, inexpert, unskilled, unprofessional, nonprofessional

  2. professional, pronoun

    an athlete who plays for pay

    Synonyms:
    professional person, master, pro

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, unpaid, blue-collar, unprofessional, unskilled, amateurish, recreational, lay, inexpert

  3. master, professionaladjective

    an authority qualified to teach apprentices

    Synonyms:
    master key, master copy, schoolmaster, original, passkey, maestro, superior, victor, master, overlord, passe-partout, sea captain, headmaster, captain, professional person, lord, pro, skipper

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, amateurish, recreational, lay, unpaid, unprofessional, blue-collar, inexpert, unskilled

  4. professionaladjective

    engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood

    "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"; "began her professional career after the Olympics"; "professional theater"; "professional football"; "a professional cook"; "professional actors and athletes"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unskilled, unpaid, blue-collar, inexpert, amateurish, unprofessional, recreational, nonprofessional, lay

  5. professionaladjective

    of or relating to or suitable as a profession

    "professional organizations"; "a professional field such as law"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, inexpert, lay, unskilled, unprofessional, recreational, blue-collar, amateurish, nonprofessional

  6. professionaladjective

    characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession

    "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, recreational, lay, blue-collar, unskilled, unprofessional, amateurish, nonprofessional, unpaid, inexpert

  7. professionaladjective

    of or relating to a profession

    "we need professional advice"; "professional training"; "professional equipment for his new office"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, amateurish, unpaid, unskilled, unprofessional, lay, inexpert, recreational, blue-collar

  8. professionaladjective

    engaged in by members of a profession

    "professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, blue-collar, recreational, amateurish, inexpert, unprofessional, lay, nonprofessional, unskilled

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How to use professional in a sentence?

  1. Gabe Feldman:

    I think the underlying question that needs to be asked by the NCAA and other sports governing bodies on the collegiate and professional levels is: Do we want our sports governing bodies to be in a position where they have to enforce the law? if that’s the position we’re in, we have much bigger problems. We need law enforcement to enforce the law.

  2. Di Salvo:

    I did hear from the community about things that were going on in professional development, ... I understand the victim-oppression world and White supremacy -- because I am White -- that have wronged people of color for hundreds of years, but in the classroom, we need to be really careful with how we present information.

  3. Kelly Kendrick:

    It was a boys club for a long time, you have to be professional.

  4. Aaron David Miller:

    The President has demonstrated a preternatural risk-aversion when it comes to use of military force and wants to get out of unwinnable old wars and not get into new ones, in contrast, John Bolton has been a hawk on Iran John Bolton entire professional life.

  5. John Dowd:

    I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe’s boss James Comey based upon a fraudulent and corrupt Dossier, just end it on the merits in light of recent revelations.


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  • محترفة, محترفArabic
  • professional, peritCatalan, Valencian
  • profesionální, profesionálCzech
  • Professionelle, professionell, Professioneller, Beruf, berufsmäßig, ProfiGerman
  • επιτηδευματίας, επαγγελματίαςGreek
  • profesionista, profesionalSpanish
  • پروفسیونلPersian
  • ammattimies, ammattimainen, ekspertti, asiantuntija, ammattilainen, ammatillinenFinnish
  • professionnelle, professionnelFrench
  • gairmí, gairmiúilIrish
  • पेHindi
  • szakember, szakmai, hivatásos, szakértő, szaki, profi, professzionálisHungarian
  • professionale, professionistaItalian
  • מקצועיHebrew
  • 専門家, プロ, プロフェッショナルJapanese
  • professionalLatin
  • mātanga, ngaioMāori
  • profesjonellNorwegian
  • professional, professioneel, deskundige, beroeps, expert, beroeps-, deskundigDutch
  • profesjonellNorwegian Nynorsk
  • zawodowiec, profesjonalistaPolish
  • profissionalPortuguese
  • profesionist, profesionalRomanian
  • специалист, специалистка, эксперт, профессионал, профессионалка, профессиональныйRussian
  • professionell, expert, proffsSwedish
  • தொழில்முறைTamil
  • มืออาชีพThai
  • chuyên giaVietnamese
  • 专业的Chinese

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