1. [ noun ] the body of people in a learned occupation
Synonyms: community

"the news spread rapidly through the medical community"

Related terms: occupation businessmen community_of_scholars economics_profession health_profession priesthood legal_profession
2. [ noun ] (work) an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
Related terms: occupation technology education politics literature architecture journalism learned_profession
3. [ noun ] an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion
Synonyms: professing

"a profession of disagreement"

Related terms: avowal profess
4. [ noun ] affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith

"a profession of Christianity"

Related terms: affirmation profess
Similar spelling:   professional