Ca*reer" (?), n. [F. carriere race course, high road, street, fr. L. carrus wagon. See Car.]


A race course: the ground run over.

To go back again the same career.
Sir P. Sidney.


A running; full speed; a rapid course.

When a horse is running in his full career.


General course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a pubic character; as, Washington's career as a soldier.

An impartial view of his whole career.

4. Falconary

The fight of a hawk.


© Webster 1913.

Ca*reer", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Careered 3; p. pr. & vb. n. Careering]

To move or run rapidly.

Careering gayly over the curling waves.
W. Irving.


© Webster 1913.