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Synonyms for professional
prəˈfɛʃ ə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. professional, professional person(noun)

    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, pro(noun)

    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, professional(adj)

    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. professional(adj)

    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. professional(adj)

    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. professional(adj)

    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. professional(adj)

    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. professional(adj)

    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. Jim Jobling:

    These guys are extremely professional.

  2. David Howman:

    While the NFL and Major League Baseball are not signatories to the World Anti-Doping Code, in recent years WADA has been working with them and other professional leagues in the United States to try to bring them closer to WADA's program, in particular with the NFL, we have been offering guidance to enhance, and increase the transparency of, their testing program.

  3. Pam Ramsden:

    With some of these individuals requiring professional help, I doubt they will get it, because how do you go to a mental health provider and tell them that YouTube videos have left you traumatized so that you can't sleep and have nightmares ?

  4. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    There was, indeed, violent resistance in Qalandia, but the (Israeli military) unit conducted itself in a very professional manner. It also carried out the mission, blowing up the home. It also hit the gunmen -- four of them, according to the unit.

  5. Bethany Barone Gibbs:

    Someone who runs 30 minutes every day can sit for the other 15 hours of the day at work, commuting, and at home and this person would be considered physically active but also quite sedentary, on the other hand, a cleaning professional might never exercise but might spend most of their day on their feet in light activity – this person would be inactive but have very little sedentary time.

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Translations for professional

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  • محترفة, محترفArabic
  • professional, peritCatalan, Valencian
  • profesionál, profesionálníCzech
  • Professioneller, Profi, professionell, Professionelle, berufsmäßig, BerufGerman
  • επαγγελματίας, επιτηδευματίαςGreek
  • profesionista, profesionalSpanish
  • پروفسیونلPersian
  • ammattilainen, asiantuntija, ammattimies, ammattimainen, ekspertti, ammatillinenFinnish
  • professionnel, professionnelleFrench
  • gairmiúil, gairmíIrish
  • पेHindi
  • profi, szaki, szakember, hivatásos, szakértő, professzionális, szakmaiHungarian
  • professionale, professionistaItalian
  • מקצועיHebrew
  • プロフェッショナル, プロ, 専門家Japanese
  • professionalLatin
  • mātanga, ngaioMāori
  • profesjonellNorwegian
  • expert, deskundig, professioneel, beroeps, professional, beroeps-, deskundigeDutch
  • profesjonellNorwegian Nynorsk
  • zawodowiec, profesjonalistaPolish
  • profissionalPortuguese
  • profesional, profesionistRomanian
  • профессиональный, профессионалка, профессионал, эксперт, специалистка, специалистRussian
  • proffs, expert, professionellSwedish
  • தொழில்முறைTamil
  • มืออาชีพThai
  • chuyên giaVietnamese
  • 专业的Chinese

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    • A. flourishing
    • B. comfortable
    • C. palmy
    • D. achromatic

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