Definition Of calling
(of a person) pay a brief visit.
he called around last night looking for you
a strong urge toward a particular way of life or career; a vocation.
those who have a special calling to minister to others' needs
cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention.
she heard Terry calling her
give (an infant or animal) a specified name.
they called their daughter Hannah
the loud cries or shouts of an animal or person.
the calling of a cuckoo
Example Of calling
A lot of FBI agents like to say that the Bureau is a calling , not a career.
A plumber by profession, Tom was exceptionally gifted at his calling and his expertise was widely sought.
A solicitor, being one of those who profess skills in a calling , is liable for failure to exercise those skills in both tort and contract.
Admittedly, Paul, 53, of Niton, has followed a career path that has gradually led him to his current calling .
Because a vocation is a calling to serve others, caring is necessary.