1 the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business" [syn: occupation, business, line of work, line]
2 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 samples"; "the farmer's morning chores" [syn: task, chore]
3 the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
4 the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"
5 a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
6 an object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
7 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" [syn: problem]
8 a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
9 a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis" [syn: caper]
10 a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
11 any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
12 (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
13 a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply [syn: Book of Job]
1 profit privately from public office and official business
3 work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
4 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" [syn: speculate] [also: jobbing, jobbed]
- , /dʒɒb/, /dZQb/
- Arabic: مهمة
- Dutch: taak, job
- Finnish: tehtävä, työ
- French: tâche
- German: Job, Aufgabe
- Icelandic: verkefni, verk
- Italian: compito
- Polish: zajęcie
economic role for which a person is paid
- To work
- In the context of "professional wrestling|_|slang": To take the loss.
Job may refer to:
- a job
(role) served by a person or thing:
- Employment, where a person is in a long-term relationship to perform a service for an employer
- Occupation (economic), where a person performs a certain role over a long period
- Volunteer, where a person is serving the role without economic gain
people named Job:
job in Arabic: عمل
job in Danish: Job
job in German: Job
job in German: Arbeit
job in Spanish: Trabajo
job in French: Job
job in Italian: JOB
job in Dutch: Job
job in Japanese: ジョブ
job in Polish: Praca
job in Swedish: Arbete
job in Chinese: 工作
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