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CAREER, noun

1. A course; a race, or running; a rapid running; speed in motion.

2. General course of action or movement; procedure; course of proceeding.

Continue and proceed in honors fair career

3. The ground on which a race is run.

4. In the manege, a place inclosed with a barrier, in which they run the ring.

5. In falconry, a flight or tour of the hawk, about 120 yards.

CAREER, verb intransitive To move or run rapidly.

When a ship is decked out in all her canvas, every sail swelled, and careering gayly over the curling waves, how lofty, how gallant she appears!