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Gentleman vs. Professional

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Main Difference

The main difference between Gentleman and Professional is that the Gentleman is a any man of good, courteous conduct and Professional is a person who is paid to undertake a specialized set of tasks and to complete them for a fee

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  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man of gentle but not noble birth, particularly a man of means (originally ownership of property) who does not work for a living but has no official status in a peerage; an armiferous man ranking below a knight.

    "Being a gentleman, Robert was entitled to shove other commoners into the gongpit but he still had to jump out of the way of the knights to avoid the same fate himself."

  • Gentleman (noun)

    Any well-bred, well-mannered, or charming man.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An effeminate or oversophisticated man.

    "Well, la-di-da, aren't you just a proper gentleman?"

  • Gentleman (noun)

    Any man.

    "Please escort this gentleman to the gentlemen's room."

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An amateur or dabbler in any field, particularly those of independent means.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An amateur player, particularly one whose wealth permits him to forego payment.

  • Professional (noun)

    A person who belongs to a profession

  • Professional (noun)

    A person who earns their living from a specified activity

  • Professional (noun)

    A reputation known by name

  • Professional (noun)

    An expert.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.

  • Professional (adjective)

    That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Expert.

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  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    One of gentle or refined manners; a well-bred man.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    One who bears arms, but has no title.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    The servant of a man of rank.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man, irrespective of condition; - used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; - opposed to amateur.

  • Professional (noun)

    A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livelihood, and not in the character of an amateur; a professional worker.

Webster Dictionary
  • Gentleman (noun)

    a man of refinement

  • Gentleman (noun)

    a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

    "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

  • Professional (noun)

    a person engaged in one of the learned professions

  • Professional (noun)

    an athlete who plays for pay

  • Professional (noun)

    an authority qualified to teach apprentices

  • Professional (adjective)

    engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood;

    "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"

    "began her professional career after the Olympics"

    "professional theater"

    "professional football"

    "a professional cook"

    "professional actors and athletes"

  • Professional (adjective)

    of or relating to or suitable as a profession;

    "professional organizations"

    "a professional field such as law"

  • Professional (adjective)

    characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession;

    "professional conduct"

    "professional ethics"

    "a thoroughly professional performance"

  • Professional (adjective)

    of or relating to a profession;

    "we need professional advice"

    "professional training"

    "professional equipment for his new office"

  • Professional (adjective)

    engaged in by members of a profession;

    "professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching"

Princeton's WordNet

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