occupations[ ok-yuh-pey-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF occupations
Synonyms for occupations
- chosen work
- daily grind
- day gig
- line of work
- rat race
- walk of life
- what one is into
Antonyms for occupations
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OCCUPATIONS
The regulation of your time and occupations would be your own.
They will seek other occupations, and be consumers rather than producers of meats.
Our evening occupations just about that time were of a most extraordinary character.
We are too absorbed in the puerile interests and occupations of daily life.
The land, as at Sparta, must have been tilled by slaves, since other occupations were found for the citizens.
She had given him his work to do, and had tried to interest him in his occupations.
After our marriage we had everything to create—our home, our society, our occupations.
He went forth and resumed his daily occupations, and pursued them diligently.
As evening drew near, my cares and occupations were redoubled.
If she wants to work she has all occupations to choose from.
early 14c., "fact of holding or possessing;" mid-14c., "a being employed in something," also "a particular action," from Old French occupacion "pursuit, work, employment; occupancy, occupation" (12c.), from Latin occupationem (nominative occupatio) "a taking possession; business, employment," noun of action from past participle stem of occupare (see occupy). Meaning "employment, business in which one engages" is late 14c. That of "condition of being held and ruled by troops of another country" is from 1940.