What does the word profession mean?

Usage examples for profession

  1. She married a handsome young man with no property and no profession, but she is rich, so he takes his ease and does nothing." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. His profession was to copy music, and if it bad been as in the old days, there would have been no lack of work for him. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  3. After leaving Cambridge he would not fix on a profession. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley