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  • nounprofession, business
  • nouncontrol, possession
  • nounseizure, takeover

synonyms for occupations

  • activity
  • affair
  • calling
  • craft
  • do
  • dodge
  • employment
  • game
  • grindstone
  • hang
  • job
  • lick
  • line
  • moonlight
  • play
  • post
  • pursuit
  • racket
  • slot
  • thing
  • trade
  • vocation
  • work
  • chosen work
  • daily grind
  • day gig
  • line of work
  • métier
  • nine-to-five
  • rat race
  • walk of life
  • what one is into

antonyms for occupations

MOST RELEVANT
  • avocation
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • pastime
  • recreation
  • unemployment
  • giving up
  • hobby
  • surrender
  • yielding
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Migration to distant occupations or to foreign lands was but for the adventurous few.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
There he might yet live among men of his own race and degree, and of congenial beliefs and occupations.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The graziers and cattle-dealers were forthwith to find "their occupations gone."
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Buddhism failed to ennoble the daily occupations of life, and produced drones and idlers and religious vagabonds.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
He said very truly that long impunity had introduced universal laxity, and had made conspiracy the most attractive of occupations.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
I will give what time I can to the children, but I cannot give up all my present responsibilities and occupations.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
As we cruised towards Eupatoria, we could see the people driving their carts and busy in their ordinary occupations.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Agriculture and the ruder forms of mechanical labor were the chief occupations of the people.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
It is a just criticism upon American character, that our business men carry their occupations with them wherever they go.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
There are useful occupations for pupils that, at the same time, tax and test the mind sufficiently.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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