Definition of Career

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

2. Verb. Move headlong at high speed. "The mob careered through the streets"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

3. Noun. The general progression of your working or professional life. "He had a long career in the law"
Exact synonyms: Life History
Generic synonyms: Advance, Advancement, Forward Motion, Onward Motion, Procession, Progress, Progression
Derivative terms: Careerist

Definition of Career

1. n. A race course: the ground run over.

2. v. i. To move or run rapidly.

Definition of Career

1. Noun. One's calling in life; a person's occupation; one's profession. ¹

2. Noun. An individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) speed ¹

4. Noun. A jouster's path during a joust. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A short gallop of a horse. (defdate 16th-18th c.) ¹

6. Verb. To move rapidly straight ahead, especially in an uncontrolled way. ¹

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Definition of Career

1. to go at full speed [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Career

care delivery
care for
care of
care package
care packages
career (current term)
career-limiting move
career-limiting moves
career break
career breaks
career choice
career counseling
career criminal
career criminals
career girl
career man
career mobility

Literary usage of Career

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys 2006: Luxembourg by Oecd (2006)
"Generous remuneration, strict employment protection, significant periodic wage increases and seniority-based career advancement induce resident skilled ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"... GENEVA RW THATCHER ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH AS A career IN the present ... of the subject a person looking forward to a career in zoology must, in most cases ..."

3. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"said concerning the early career of this Pontiff. That BOOK v. he belonged to one of the great official families of Rome is proved by the fact that the ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"Ainsworth had now to decide upon a career, and acting upon the suggestion of Ebers, his father-in-law, he began business as a publisher ; but after an ..."

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