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job

 
Noun job has 13 senses
  1. occupation, business, job, line of work, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
    --1 is a kind of activity
    --1 has particulars:
     sport; farming, land; game, biz; career, calling, vocation; employment, work; appointment; position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation; treadmill, salt mine; trade, craft; profession; metier, medium; accountancy, accounting; photography; catering
  2. job, task, chore - 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"
    --2 is a kind of duty
    --2 has particulars:
     ball-buster, ball-breaker; disagreeable task, disagreeable chore; stint
    Derived forms: verb job3, verb job2
  3. job - the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
    --3 is a kind of
    work
    Derived forms: verb job3, verb job2
  4. job - the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"
    --4 is a kind of
    duty, responsibility, obligation
  5. job - a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
    --5 is a kind of
    workplace, work
    Derived forms: verb job3, verb job2
  6. 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"
    --6 is a kind of
    product, production
    Derived forms: verb job3, verb job2
  7. problem, job - 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"
    --7 is a kind of difficulty
    --7 has particulars: race problem; balance-of-payments problem
  8. job - a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
    --8 is a kind of
    work
  9. caper, job - a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
    --9 is a kind of robbery
  10. Job - a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
    --10 is a kind of
    hero
  11. Job - any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
    --11 is a kind of
    unfortunate, unfortunate person
  12. job - (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
    --12 is a kind of
    application, application program, applications programme
  13. Job, Book of Job - a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
    --13 is a kind of book
    --13 is a part of Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings; Old Testament
Verb job has 4 senses
  1. job - profit privately from public office and official business
    --1 is one way to
    cheat, chisel
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. subcontract, farm out, job - arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    --2 is one way to hire, engage, employ
    Derived forms: noun job6, noun job5, noun job3, noun job2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. job - work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
    --3 is one way to
    work, do work
    Derived forms: noun job6, noun job5, noun job3, noun job2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. speculate, job - 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"
    --4 is one way to invest, put, commit, place
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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