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WordNet 2.0
  • a damaging piece of work
  • "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"
  • "the barber did a real job on my hair"
  • the performance of a piece of work
  • "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"
  • "he gave it up as a bad job"
  • the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
  • "he''s not in my line of business"
  • the responsibility to do something
  • "it is their job to print the truth"
  • a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
  • "estimates of the city''s loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"
  • "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"
  • "the endless task of classifying the sampl
  • a crime (especially a robbery)
  • "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
  • a workplace
  • as in the expression "on the job"
  • an object worked on
  • a result produced by working
  • "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
  • a book in the Old Testament containing Job''s pleas to God about his afflictions and God''s reply
  • (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  • any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
  • a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  • a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved
  • "she and her husband are having problems"
  • "it is always a job to contact him"
  • "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
  • invest at a risk
  • "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
  • work occasionally
  • "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  • arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  • profit privately from public office and official business
job
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

    2. A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.

    3. A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.

    4. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately. [Colloq.]

    5. A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job. [Colloq.]

    [MORE]
    Job is used adjectively to signify doing jobs, used for jobs, or let on hire to do jobs; as, job printer; job master; job horse; job wagon, etc.

    By the job
    at a stipulated sum for the work, or for each piece of work done; -- distinguished from time work; as, the house was built by the job.

    Job lot
    a quantity of goods, usually miscellaneous, sold out of the regular course of trade, at a certain price for the whole; as, these articles were included in a job lot.

    Job master
    one who lest out horses and carriages for hire, as for family use. [Eng.]

    Job printer
    one who does miscellaneous printing, esp. circulars, cards, billheads, etc.

    Odd job
    miscellaneous work of a petty kind; occasional work, of various kinds, or for various people.

  • 1. To strike or stab with a pointed instrument. L'Estrange.

    2. To thrust in, as a pointed instrument. Moxon.

    3. To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.

    4. (Com.) To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.

    5. To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage. Thackeray.

  • 1. To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

    "Authors of all work, to job for the season." -- Moore.

    2. To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

    "And judges job, and bishops bite the town." -- Pope.

    3. To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

  • 1. The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.

    Job's comforter
    (a) A false friend; a tactless or malicious person who, under pretense of sympathy, insinuates rebukes. (b) A boil. [Colloq.]

    Job's news
    bad news. Carlyle.

    Job's tears
    (Bot.), a kind of grass (Coix Lacryma), with hard, shining, pearly grains.

 

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