What does the word career mean?

Usage examples for career

  1. His military career had been honorable even if not famous. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. As it happens, I myself saw it abstracted by him quite accidentally this afternoon from some false bottom, or rather, top, of her work- box, which no doubt has proved eminently useful to her before this, during her career. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume