Job - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee (syn: chore, task)
- a workplace; as in the expression `on the job'
- an object worked on; a result produced by working
- the responsibility to do something
- the performance of a piece of work
- a damaging piece of work
- a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
- any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
- (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
- a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
- a crime (especially a robbery)
- arranged for contracted work to be done by others (syn: subcontract)
- work occasionally
- invest at a risk (syn: speculate)
He took a job as a waiter.
She has a high-paying job on Wall Street.
She's trying to get a job in New York.
The new factory will create thousands of jobs.
They offered him the job but he turned it down.
The blood's job is to carry oxygen to the different parts of the body.
Construction of the bridge turned out to be a bigger job than they had expected.
It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it.
She was working at two jobs.
It was quite a job to find him.
He never lacked a job for Giles to do.
He really did a job on his opponent.
Do you enjoy your job?
It was the first paid job I ever had.
He's been in the job for six years.