What is another word for vocation?

231 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ və͡ʊkˈe͡ɪʃən], [ və‍ʊkˈe‍ɪʃən], [ v_əʊ_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

A vocation is a calling or profession that one feels particularly suited for or passionate about. Synonyms for vocation include career, occupation, profession, trade, work, and job. These words all refer to the type of work one engages in as a means of livelihood or fulfilling one's purpose in life. Other synonyms for vocation include calling, mission, purpose, and destiny, all of which imply a strong sense of personal commitment and obligation to a specific path or direction in life. Whether pursuing a vocation as a teacher, artist, engineer, or entrepreneur, finding the right fit for one's talents and interests is essential for long-term fulfillment and success.

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What are the opposite words for vocation?

Antonyms for the word "vocation" include avocation, hobby, pastime, recreation, and sideline. An avocation is something that one does in addition to their main occupation, while a hobby is a leisure activity pursued for pleasure or relaxation. Pastime refers to a leisure activity that one enjoys regularly, while recreation is any activity that provides enjoyment, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Lastly, a sideline is a secondary activity or job done in addition to one's primary occupation. These antonyms are important to consider as they help to highlight the different ways people engage in activities outside of their work, providing a sense of balance and fulfillment in their lives.

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Usage examples for Vocation

Like all the best workers, he was led forward gradually, at first unconscious of his vocation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
I would like to become a plain, ordinary man with an humble vocation, the humbler the better, so that people will cease bothering me.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
Does a milkman's vocation suit you?
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

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