Synonyms of profession


1. profession, occupational group, vocation

usage: the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical profession"; "they formed a community of scientists"

2. profession, occupation, business, job, line of work, line

usage: an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

3. profession, professing, avowal, avouchment, affirmation

usage: an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion; "a profession of disagreement"

4. profession, affirmation

usage: affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith; "a profession of Christianity"

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