Definition of Vocation

1. Noun. The particular occupation for which you are trained.




2. Noun. A body of people doing the same kind of work.
Exact synonyms: Occupational Group
Generic synonyms: Body
Specialized synonyms: Profession, Press Corps

Definition of Vocation

1. n. A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession.

2. n. A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession.

Definition of Vocation

1. Noun. an inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling ¹

2. Noun. an occupation for which a person is suited, trained or qualified ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vocation

1. the work in which a person is regularly employed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vocation

1. 1. A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession. "What can be urged for them who not having the vocation of poverty to scribble, out of mere wantonness make themselves ridiculous?" (Dryden) 2. Destined or appropriate employment; calling; occupation; trade; business; profession. "He would think his service greatly rewarded, if he might obtain by that means to live in the sight of his prince, and yet practice his own chosen vocation." (Sir. P. Sidney) 3. A calling by the will of God. Specifically: The bestowment of God's distinguishing grace upon a person or nation, by which that person or nation is put in the way of salvation; as, the vocation of the Jews under the old dispensation, and of the Gentiles under the gospel. "The golden chain of vocation, election, and justification." A call to special religious work, as to the ministry. "Every member of the same [the Church], in his vocation and ministry." (Bk. Of Com. Prayer) Origin: L. Vocatio a bidding, invitation, fr. Vocare to call, fr. Vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. Vocation. See Vocal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vocation

vocalities
vocality
vocalization
vocalizational
vocalizations
vocalize
vocalized
vocalizer
vocalizers
vocalizes
vocalizing
vocally
vocalness
vocalnesses
vocals
vocation (current term)
vocational
vocational education
vocational guidance
vocational program
vocational rehabilitation
vocational rehabilitation program
vocational school
vocational schools
vocational training
vocationalism
vocationalisms
vocationalist
vocationalists
vocationally

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