Definition of Line of work
1. Noun. The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money. "He's not in my line of business"
Generic synonyms: Activity
Specialized synonyms: Confectionery, Sport, Farming, Land, Biz, Game, Calling, Career, Vocation, Employment, Work, Appointment, Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot, Salt Mine, Treadmill, Craft, Trade, Profession, Medium, Metier, Accountancy, Accounting, Photography, Catering
Derivative terms: Occupy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Of Work
Literary usage of Line of work
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The importance of this line of work, not only in the study of the groups named, but also to the ... Another line of work has been the grafting together of ..."
2. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1902)
"The manifestation of his ability need not be limited to any particular line of work. His judgment has been trained, and the trained judgment may be used in ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1891)
"From such beginnings the political line of work develops into serious difficulties, such as have recently cropped out in the States of Virginia, ..."
4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1921)
"It is very likely that of any ten boys who stay at home on the farm and do not succeed, these same ten boys, if placed in some other line of work, ..."
5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"... to load and unload vessels in port"; In other words, a contractor or a jobber for special business, ready to be employed by anybody at his line of work. ..."
6. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"His occupation was that of planter, and he followed this line of work first in Cumberland and afterward in Powhatan county, Virginia. ..."