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Meaning of job

Definitions of job

1. [n] - a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

2. [n] - any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

3. [n] - (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

4. [n] - a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

5. [n] - an object worked on

6. [n] - a workplace

7. [n] - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

8. [n] - the responsibility to do something

9. [n] - the performance of a piece of work

10. [n] - a damaging piece of work

11. [v] - profit privately from public office

12. [v] - work occasionally


Quotes - Example use of the word job

1. dry rot did the job of destroying the barn

2. the barber did a real job on my hair

3. she did an outstanding job as Ophelia

4. he gave it up as a bad job

5. it is their job to print the truth

6. estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars

7. the job of repairing the engine took several hours

8. the endless task of classifying the samples

9. the farmer's morning chores

10. as in the expressionon the job

11. a result produced by working

12. he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right

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