Definition of Vocation

  • (n.) A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession.
  • (n.) Destined or appropriate employment; calling; occupation; trade; business; profession.
  • (n.) A calling by the will of God.
  • (n.) The bestowment of God's distinguishing grace upon a person or nation, by which that person or nation is put in the way of salvation; as, the vocation of the Jews under the old dispensation, and of the Gentiles under the gospel.
  • (n.) A call to special religious work, as to the ministry.

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