What does the word professional mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Professionally.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a profession, or business.

Usage examples for professional

  1. " It would certainly be of great value if the other parties are taking professional advice," I said; and then, after a pause, I asked: " Have you given this case much consideration?" – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  2. Well, began the doctor, in a very professional tone, the boy is certainly delicate. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  3. I don't know that we shall need to call on your professional advice but if you can spare the time we'd like to have you. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith