career - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlecareering
past tensecareered
past participlecareered
  1. 1
    to move forwards very quickly in an uncontrolled way
    career into/along/down etc:

    The driver lost control and careered into a tree.

  2. 2
    to be in a situation that you cannot control because things are happening so quickly

    The economy is in danger of careering out of control.