noun. 1. a group of tasks which comprise the performance of like tasks and have like necessities with regard to abilities, training, and private traits. 2. with regard to rehabilitation, reference: occupational therapy. 3. more widely recognized as any event or pastime.

OCCUPATION: "It is difficult for most high school graduates to choose a college major or determine what occupation they'd like to have for the duration of their working years."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OCCUPATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/occupation/ (accessed September 16, 2021).