Definitions for "vocation"
Profession, career.
A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession.
Destined or appropriate employment; calling; occupation; trade; business; profession.
Keywords:  baptism, jesus, grace, god, brother
A calling by the will of God.
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.
In religious terminology, a calling from God to some particular living out of the believer's baptismal commitment. This calling is to a way of life rather than to a particular job. One particular Christian vocation would be to the religious life. For further information see Entering the Community.
a job, for example as a mechanic, builder, beautician, plumber, electrician, electronics technician, chef, computer support person, or graphic artist
Keywords:  confused, education, term
The term "vocation" should not be confused with vocational education.
Keywords:  kind, doing, people, work, body
a body of people doing the same kind of work