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Definitions of job:
  • noun:   a damaging piece of work
    Example: "Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"
  • noun:   the performance of a piece of work
    Example: "She did an outstanding job as Ophelia"
  • noun:   the responsibility to do something
    Example: "It is their job to print the truth"
  • noun:   a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    Example: "Estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"
  • noun:   a workplace
    Example: "As in the expression on the job"
  • noun:   an object worked on; a result produced by working
    Example: "He held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
  • noun:   a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
  • noun:   (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  • noun:   any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
  • noun:   a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  • noun:   a crime (especially a robbery)
    Example: "The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
  • noun:   a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved
    Example: "It is always a job to contact him"
  • noun:   the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
  • verb:   work occasionally
    Example: "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  • verb:   profit privately from public office and official business
  • verb:   invest at a risk
  • verb:   arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13253)

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