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Definition of JOB
Pronunciation : JOB

noun : JOB

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a workplace; as in the expression `on the job' ;

  • 4. (

    ) an object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him ;

  • 10. (

    ) any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing ;

  • 11. (

    ) (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit ;

  • 12. (

    ) a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply ;

  • 13. (

    ) a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis" ;

verb : JOB

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

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