Someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers.
Roget 799a: stock market, stock exchange, securities exchange; bourse, board; the big board, the New York Stock Exchange; the market, the open market; over-the-counter market; privately traded issues. commodities exchange, futures exchange, ... show more
Dutch: groothandelaar, grossier, stalhouder, tussenhandelaar
Moby thesaurus: Wall Streeter, agent, blue-collar worker, bond crowd, breadwinner, broker, casual, casual laborer, chandler, common laborer, connection, curb broker, day laborer, dealer, distributor, employee, factory worker, floor broker, floor trader, floorman ... show more.
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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