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Job meaning

job - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  2. 2. work occasionally; " As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  3. 3. arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  4. 4. profit privately from public office and official business
  5. 5. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.
  9. 9. A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.
  10. 10. To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
  11. 11. To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.
  12. 12. To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet ( work); as, to job a contract.
  13. 13. To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.
  14. 14. To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.
  15. 15. To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
  16. 16. To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.
  17. 17. The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.
  18. 18. A piece of work.
  19. 19. To work at jobs; buy and sell, as a broker.

job - examples of usage

  1. We did 'ave a job with 'im, I can tell yer. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. Are you, by any chance, on the look- out for a job?" - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. " Marriage is her job at present," Mary replied for her. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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