Dictionary Results for job


1. job - noun

· the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"

Synonym(s): occupation, business, line_of_work, line

Hypernym(s): activity




2. job - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): task, chore

Hypernym(s): duty




3. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): workplace, work




4. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): product, production




5. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): duty, responsibility, obligation




6. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): work




7. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): work




8. job - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): problem

Hypernym(s): difficulty




9. job - noun

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

Synonym(s): Job




10. job - noun

· any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

Synonym(s): Job

Hypernym(s): unfortunate, unfortunate_person




11. job - noun

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

Hypernym(s): application, application_program, applications_programme




12. job - noun

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

Synonym(s): Job, Book_of_Job




13. job - noun

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

Synonym(s): caper

Hypernym(s): robbery




14. job - verb

· profit privately from public office and official business

Hypernym(s): cheat, chisel




15. job - verb

· arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Synonym(s): subcontract, farm_out

Hypernym(s): hire, engage, employ




16. job - verb

· work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"

Hypernym(s): work, do_work




17. job - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): speculate

Hypernym(s): invest, put, commit, place





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