Associations to the word «Profession»


PROFESSION, noun. A promise or vow made on entering a religious order.
PROFESSION, noun. A declaration of belief, faith or of one's opinion.
PROFESSION, noun. An occupation, trade, craft, or activity in which one has a professed expertise in a particular area; a job, especially one requiring a high level of skill or training.
PROFESSION, noun. The practitioners of such an occupation collectively.

Dictionary definition

PROFESSION, noun. The body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical profession"; "they formed a community of scientists".
PROFESSION, noun. An occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences).
PROFESSION, noun. An open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion; "a profession of disagreement".
PROFESSION, noun. Affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith; "a profession of Christianity".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope