The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Dutch: baan, beroep, betrekking, dienstverband, functie, job, métier, positie, post, professie ... show more
Polish: praca, robota, zatrudnienie
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.
Dutch: arbeid, baan, corvee, karwei, opgave, taak, werk, werklast
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 state of difficulty that needs to be resolved:
— It is always a job to contact him.
Dutch: kwestie, oefening, opgaaf, probleem, vraagstuk
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.
synonym: Book of Job.
A crime (especially a robbery):
— The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis.
Profit privately from public office and official business.
Invest at a risk.
Moby thesaurus: accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure, affair, appointment, assignment, bamboozle, be in, befool, berth, billet, blow, burglary, business, busywork, calling ... show more.
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