[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" Synonyms:task, chore
[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 responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"
[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 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" Synonyms:problem
[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] a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis" Synonyms:caper
[noun] a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him Synonyms:Job
[noun] any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing Synonyms:Job
[noun] (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
[noun] a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply Synonyms:Job, Book of Job
[verb] profit privately from public office and official business