Career

Definition of Career

Ca`reer´
n.1.A race course: the ground run over.
To go back again the same career.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.A running; full speed; a rapid course.
When a horse is running in his full career.
- Wilkins.
3.General course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a public character; as, Washington's career as a soldier.
An impartial view of his whole career.
- Macaulay.
4.(Falconry) The flight of a hawk.
v. i.1.To move or run rapidly.
[imp. & p. p. Careered 3; p. pr. & vb. n. Careering]
Careering gayly over the curling waves.
- W. Irving.

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