Associations to the word «Professional»


PROFESSIONAL, noun. A person who belongs to a profession
PROFESSIONAL, noun. A person who earns his living from a specified activity
PROFESSIONAL, noun. An expert.
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. (by extension) Expert.
PROFESSIONAL CLASS, noun. A social and economic demographic, commonly identified as part of the upper middle class.
PROFESSIONAL CLASS, noun. (plural) the groups in society composed of highly educated professionals.
PROFESSIONAL CLASSES, noun. Plural of professional class
PROFESSIONAL FOUL, noun. (football) (rugby) An intentional foul, usually committed to prevent a scoring opportunity.
PROFESSIONAL FOULS, noun. Plural of professional foul
PROFESSIONAL POLITICIAN, noun. A person whose sole employment is political in nature; usually elected to office and payed a salary, but may collect donations from individuals, organizations and corporations.
PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS, noun. Plural of professional politician
PROFESSIONAL SPORT, noun. (sports) Sport in which athletes receive payment for their performance.
PROFESSIONAL STUDENT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see professional,‎ student.
PROFESSIONAL STUDENT, noun. (pejorative) (US) Someone who takes college classes to avoid having to assume adult responsibilities after graduating from high school
PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS, noun. Plural of professional student
PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER, noun. A performer in the professional wrestling business.
PROFESSIONAL WRESTLERS, noun. Plural of professional wrestler
PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING, noun. An entertainment business characterized by the performance of choreographed wrestling matches with predetermined outcomes.
PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING, noun. A theatrical presentation of a choreographed wrestling match as part of the professional wrestling business.
PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING, noun. Any form of wrestling in which the wrestlers receive payment for participating.

Dictionary definition

PROFESSIONAL, noun. A person engaged in one of the learned professions.
PROFESSIONAL, noun. An athlete who plays for pay.
PROFESSIONAL, noun. An authority qualified to teach apprentices.
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood; "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"; "began her professional career after the Olympics"; "professional theater"; "professional football"; "a professional cook"; "professional actors and athletes".
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Of or relating to or suitable as a profession; "professional organizations"; "a professional field such as law".
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance".
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Of or relating to a profession; "we need professional advice"; "professional training"; "professional equipment for his new office".
PROFESSIONAL, adjective. Engaged in by members of a profession; "professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery