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[Job]

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

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A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

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

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

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

Noun
the responsibility to do something; "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; "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 sampl

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

Noun
a workplace; as in the expression "on the 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"

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

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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"

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"

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

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arranged for contracted work to be done by others

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profit privately from public office and official business


n.
A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

n.
A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.

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A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.

n.
Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.

n.
A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.

v. t.
To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

v. t.
To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

v. t.
To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.

v. t.
To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.

v. t.
To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.

v. i.
To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

v. i.
To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

v. i.
To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

n.
The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.


Job

Job , n. [Prov. E. job, gob, n., a small piece of wood, v., to stab, strike; cf. E. gob, gobbet; perh. influenced by E. chop to cut off, to mince. See Gob.] 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab. 2. A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars. 3. A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business. 4. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately. [Colloq.] 5. A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job. [Colloq.] &hand; Job is used adjectively to signify doing jobs, used for jobs, or let on hire to do jobs; as, job printer; job master; job horse; job wagon, etc. By the job, at a stipulated sum for the work, or for each piece of work done; -- distinguished from time work; as, the house was built by the job. -- Job lot, a quantity of goods, usually miscellaneous, sold out of the regular course of trade, at a certain price for the whole; as, these articles were included in a job lot. -- Job master, one who lest out horses and carriages for hire, as for family use. [Eng.] -- Job printer, one who does miscellaneous printing, esp. circulars, cards, billheads, etc. -- Odd job, miscellaneous work of a petty kind; occasional work, of various kinds, or for various people.

Job

Job , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jobbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jobbing.] 1. To strike or stab with a pointed instrument. L'Estrange. 2. To thrust in, as a pointed instrument. Moxon. 3. To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract. 4. (Com.) To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods. 5. To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage. Thackeray.

Job

Job, v. i. 1. To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.
Authors of all work, to job for the season.
2. To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
And judges job, and bishops bite the town.
3. To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

Job

Job , n. The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man. Job's comforter. (a) A false friend; a tactless or malicious person who, under pretense of sympathy, insinuates rebukes. (b) A boil. [Colloq.] -- Job's news, bad news. Carlyle. -- Job's tears (Bot.), a kind of grass (Coix Lacryma), with hard, shining, pearly grains.

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.

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Usage Examples

A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.

A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.

All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since.

A lot of people feel very good about Mitt Romney and I think he's going to do a great job.

Acting is a life experience. I'm always learning things when I'm making a movie. So the fame part of it is fine when you consider what you get out of this job.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.

Actors are steeped in a world of agents and where the next job is coming from and what are their expenses and what is the hotel like. You want to take them out of that world and dump them into another world, so that when you meet them on the screen they don't seem like the guy who was in two others movies that year.

A politician will do anything to keep his job - even become a patriot.

'Harry Potter' gave me back self respect. Harry gave me a job to do that I loved more than anything else.

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.

A writer's job is to tell the truth.

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.

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